Traces of Aliens? Chinese Astronomers Believe They Found Them

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In a report that was released and then removed, Chinese scientists claim that their massive “Sky Eye” observatory may have managed to pick up indications of transmissions from a faraway extraterrestrial civilisation.

Beijing Normal University scientists have uncovered many occurrences of probable technology remnants and alien civilizations from beyond the Earth.

The emissions were detected by China’s 500-meter Aperture Spherical radio Telescope, dubbed “Sky Eye,” which would be the biggest radio observatory in the world. When Sky Eye was set to work scouring the depths of the cosmos for radio transmissions that may reveal the presence of alien life in 2019, the scientists found two dubious narrow-band, perhaps artificial electromagnetic transmissions when sorting through that dataset in 2020. It wasn’t until 2022 that another peculiar narrow-band radio signal was discovered, increasing the count to 3.

Aliens may have created the signals since they employ narrow-band radio waves, which are generally exclusively utilized by modern aircraft as well as satellites. Preliminary results, according to the experts, should be viewed with care until the whole study is finished.

The article swiftly spread on the Chinese social network platform Weibo and was taken up by a variety of state-run news sites after its release. Uncertainty abounds as to why it was abruptly removed.

There have been no further successful investigations in the same area of sky, and additional study suggests that the signal may have originated from a sun-type star in the region Sagittarius.

Chinese scientists are concerned about electronic interference since it has been known to thwart alien-hunting efforts in the old days. Researchers have been puzzled by the Fermi Paradox, a gap between our universe’s breadth and antiquity and the seeming absence of sentient life-forms outside Earth.

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