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Tue Feb 11, 2020, 10:40 PM

"A mysterious deep space radio burst is sending signals to Earth every 16 days

"A mysterious object in a galaxy 500 million light-years away is confusing scientists with its signals. It appears to be transmitting signals that reach Earth in a repeating, 16-day pattern, but researchers have no idea why.

"According to a recent study, this marks the first time astronomers have detected a reliable pattern in the signals, known as fast radio bursts, or FRBs. It's an important step in figuring out where the bursts originate from.

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"The recently detected FRB, known as FRB 180916.J0158+65, sends out bursts that last for four days before stopping for 12 days and then repeating. The first 28 cycles were observed between September 2018 and October 2019 using the CHIME radio telescope in British Columbia.

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"According to another study looking at the same data, the pattern could be consistent with that of a binary star system containing a massive star and a dense neutron star. The neutron star could be emitting the bursts, which are sometimes hidden by winds caused by its massive friend. "

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https://www.cbsnews.com/news/fast-radio-burst-frb-deep-space-sending-signals-earth-every-16-days/?ftag=CNM-00-10aab6i&linkId=82153900&fbclid=IwAR23NlDK6ZnhPa0cXnKNEf1bLFRbDc6aahJDi9XXd26i10tmOPyPnHXmq7U

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orleans Tuesday OP
Dream Girl Tuesday #1
Cicada Tuesday #15
lunatica Wednesday #21
Cicada Wednesday #31
jberryhill Tuesday #2
Hokie Tuesday #3
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Hokie Tuesday #16
USALiberal Tuesday #9
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Response to orleans (Original post)

Tue Feb 11, 2020, 10:42 PM

1. Dumb alien overload comments in 3,2,1

So clever

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Response to Dream Girl (Reply #1)

Tue Feb 11, 2020, 11:41 PM

15. Aliens will first get I love Lucy and conclude we lack intelligent life

Radio won’t make sense to them but they will understand video of Lucy stuffing chocolates into her clothes.

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Response to Cicada (Reply #15)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 01:18 AM

21. Better than getting footage of Hitler's antics

because that might inspire them to purge us into extinction. You know, for the good of the universe.

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Response to lunatica (Reply #21)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 05:25 AM

31. A cartoon on aliens

A guy and his dog were walking down a path and came upon a space alien walking toward them. The alien blasted the human, vaporized him, then said to the dog: take me to your leader.

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Response to orleans (Original post)

Tue Feb 11, 2020, 10:42 PM

2. It is not sending "signals to earth"

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Response to jberryhill (Reply #2)

Tue Feb 11, 2020, 10:44 PM

3. Yes, poor headline there

The signal is going out in all directions.

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Response to Hokie (Reply #3)

Tue Feb 11, 2020, 10:46 PM

5. Or more likely "was going out" half a billion years ago

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Response to jberryhill (Reply #5)

Tue Feb 11, 2020, 11:41 PM

16. Yes you are correct. 500 million years ago

It is weird to contemplate that nothing we see is simultaneous and most of it is from a damn long time ago.

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Response to jberryhill (Reply #2)

Tue Feb 11, 2020, 10:56 PM

9. Well, it is sending signals to earth, and other places. nt

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Response to USALiberal (Reply #9)

Tue Feb 11, 2020, 11:09 PM

13. signal

a gesture, action, or sound that is used to
convey information or instructions, typically by
prearrangement between the parties concerned.

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Response to Ptah (Reply #13)

Tue Feb 11, 2020, 11:12 PM

14. You left off the 2nd one....

an electrical impulse or radio wave transmitted or received.

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Response to orleans (Original post)

Tue Feb 11, 2020, 10:45 PM

4. Damn. They found me.

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Response to miyazaki (Reply #4)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 03:02 AM

24. LOL! n/t

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Response to orleans (Original post)

Tue Feb 11, 2020, 10:47 PM

6. Hoooooooooooommmmmeeeeee

In my best ET voice!

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Response to orleans (Original post)

Tue Feb 11, 2020, 10:51 PM

7. Hate when my massive friend has the winds

Sorry I couldn't help it.

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Response to orleans (Original post)

Tue Feb 11, 2020, 10:52 PM

8. You thought it was an encrypted private line ?

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Response to orleans (Original post)

Tue Feb 11, 2020, 10:57 PM

10. The Universe is warning us about Trump.

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Response to milestogo (Reply #10)

Tue Feb 11, 2020, 11:07 PM

12. If Only

My far out wish is that Aliens have indeed been monitoring Earth and will soon teleport Trump, Barr, Moscow Mitch and others to some Alien Prison....or just vaporize them. These scumbags make Nixon look look good by comparison.

Seriously this is as close to a Fascist Regime as we’ve had.

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Response to orleans (Original post)

Tue Feb 11, 2020, 10:59 PM

11. Finally

The Gorn are coming for the final fight.

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Response to Ahpook (Reply #11)

Tue Feb 11, 2020, 11:59 PM

17. They know we still have Shatner, right?

Fuckers are cruisin' for a bruisin'.

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Response to gratuitous (Reply #17)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 09:19 PM

45. Sure

But they aren't falling for that homemade cannon bullshit this time.

Watch out, Shat

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Response to Ahpook (Reply #11)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 09:36 AM

41. Vasquez Rocks is still available as the battle arena too!

It's only 20 minutes from my place! I'll be there!

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Response to blugbox (Reply #41)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 09:21 PM

46. Get me some tix!

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Response to orleans (Original post)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 12:27 AM

18. Alien tweets. nt

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Response to orleans (Original post)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 12:58 AM

19. Call Quatermass!

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Response to orleans (Original post)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 01:03 AM

20. Thanks. Just read on CNN. Intriguing..we are but speck in the universe--there has to more to our

...existence Paz.

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Response to orleans (Original post)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 01:20 AM

22. Resistance is futile.

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Response to orleans (Original post)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 01:25 AM

23. While at the same time, NOT being mysterious at all. Dickulous headline. nt

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Response to orleans (Original post)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 03:41 AM

25. "I fart in your general direction" -- Monty Python

I fear it. I do.

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Response to orleans (Original post)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 03:45 AM

26. Yes.... it has to be a deep fake. .... for sure! N/T

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Response to orleans (Original post)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 04:20 AM

27. Croker Hungry


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Response to orleans (Original post)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 04:25 AM

28. The signal says "Please send toilet paper".

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Response to orleans (Original post)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 04:47 AM

29. BREAKING UPDATE! They've translated it!!

“Would you like to extend your car’s warranty?”

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Response to Roland99 (Reply #29)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 05:57 AM

32. 😆

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Response to Roland99 (Reply #29)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 07:07 AM

33. HAHAHAHA

VERY funny! Thank you!

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Response to orleans (Original post)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 05:03 AM

30. They are looking for it.

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Response to orleans (Original post)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 07:26 AM

34. Trump's home planet calling?

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Response to orleans (Original post)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 08:08 AM

35. The .35 in the 16.35 day periodicity ruins it a bit

It's not actually every 16 days, unfortunately. If it were, it would mean a distant object was signaling in sync with the Earth's rotation.

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Response to gulliver (Reply #35)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 09:15 AM

40. Could that include sidereal effects?

The sidereal day is ~4 minutes shorter than the solar day. The sidereal day is the time it takes for the Earth to complete one rotation about its axis with respect to the ‘fixed’ stars.

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Response to orleans (Original post)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 08:35 AM

36. B-E-S-U-R-E-T-O-D-R-I-N-K-Y-O-U-R-O-V-A-L-T-I-N-E

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Response to orleans (Original post)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 08:38 AM

37. It any of them translate out to "we want Trump back....."

Someone please send a reply, "come and get him!"

And tell them we'll throw in Dick Cheney and Moscow Mitch for free!

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Response to orleans (Original post)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 09:05 AM

38. is a warning from other planets

that we are destroying earth and telling us to stop

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Response to orleans (Original post)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 09:14 AM

39. Maybe it's transmitting, maybe not. ...

... all we know is that it emitted radio waves half a billion years ago.

Dinosaurs were still way in the distant future.

Still, interesting ...

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Response to orleans (Original post)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 10:02 AM

42. They're building a hyperspace bypass.

It'll be going right through our solar system. So we need to pack up and leave.

Anybody seen my towel?

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Response to orleans (Original post)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 10:29 AM

43. Sounds like it is rotating and we pick it up for the 1/4 of the cycle when it is

pointing near our direction.

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Response to orleans (Original post)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 09:16 PM

44. It's actually coming from the deep state

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