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This is it! Scientists have finally found definitive proof of an alien civilization of incredible power! We found aliens! Oh, wait. Nevermind. It was a quasar?
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Last time we mentioned the time when Soviet radio astronomers went public about listening in on radio signals from an alien civilization. As it turned out, what they were actually listening to was a quasar: the blazing core of a galaxy that can emit radio waves that fluctuate in a regular pattern. So regular, in fact, that people thought it was an alien intelligence. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
This is it! Scientists have finally found definitive proof of an advanced alien civilization of incredible power!
Since time slows down the closer you get to the speed of light, if alien spaceships could travel at light speed, wouldn't they take longer to get places?