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The Wow Signal

Mankind has always been fascinated by the possibility of life beyond Earth, the idea of other civilizations thriving on distant planets captivates the imagination we are driven perhaps by the hope that humanity is not alone in the universe and by science’s promise to always seek the unknown.

On August 15th, 1977 a massive radio telescope operated by the Ohio state university detected an unusually powerful signal from deep space the signal had all the characteristics scientists expected in a transmission from an intelligent extraterrestrial source. The event lasted for 72 seconds and was never heard again named the Wow Signal it was a tantalizing moment in the search for extraterrestrial life and for the relatively young science of radio astronomy.

Directed by: Bob Dawson

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  1. Very boring documentary about the history and the state as SETI, the central focus being as the name suggests a signal from 1977 that lasted for 72 seconds. I’d say unless you’re obsessed over the science research industry you should skip this one.
    A total waste of time.

  2. sounds like a large-scale money-laundering operation to me – the perfect blag

  3. One of the best documentaries talking about our quest to find the alien civilizations and not only that this documentary discuss about the radio telescopes in a big way.

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