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The final frontier: Tweeting at aliens?


On the 35th anniversary of the mysterious Wow! signal astronomers received in 1977, we’ll finally respond to what some believe was a message from extraterrestrials

A new survey suggests that more than one-third of Americans believe in UFOs, and now, they’ll have a real chance to try and contact intelligent life outside Earth. Starting this Friday, on the 35th anniversary of 1977’s mysterious Wow! radio frequency that some speculated had come from aliens, humans interested in writing a short message to supposed galactic pals will be able to do so via Twitter. Here’s how the wacky yet ambitious project came about:

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