Anybody wanna watch Contact this weekend?

My inner-science nerd is exploding right now and I can't even handle it - scientists and astronomers have detected a signal from 500 million light-years away that is being sent to earth every 16 days.


It's called a Fast Radio Bust (FRB) and it's the first time EVER that scientists have detected a signal that actually repeats itself; ergo, it's not an isolated, random incident.

Now, before you freak out...

via GIPHY may not be another form of intelligent life. Scientists say that it could be anything from a dense neutron star or a black hole-like object.

Let's be honest, though - we want to think that it's something in the galaxy, reaching out to us.


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