Alien satellites might offer a new way to find E.T.

It’s another scheme for finding the Romulans or the Borg — and it definitely has some advantages. The usual approach to looking for alien societies is to scan the skies for signals like radio transmissions or bright, flashing lasers. Either would tell us that someone’s out there.
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  June 16 in San Rafael – Science on Screen with Dr. Pascal Lee
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  Congratulations to the Incoming 2016 REU Class
  April 6 - Free Public Talk on April 6 at Foothill College on How Things in the Universe Came About
  NASA Selects New Director for Astrobiology Institute
  Incoming! A Planetarium show at the California Academy of Sciences
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