Russia Detect Alien Radio Signal From Sun-like Star

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Russian astronomers have detected a strong alien radio signal on a sun-like star, estimated to be 94 million light years from Earth. 

According to the Russian scientists, the mysterious signal was detected from the direction of HD164595 by the Ratan-600 radio telescope in Zelenchukskaya. reports:

The international team of astronomers searching for alien life, Messaging Extraterrestrial Intelligence (METI) has said that what the Russians have detected is remarkable, and could possibly lead to the discovery of alien life.

The Italian astronomer, Claudio Maccone, who together with his team has been studying the signal the Russians, announced the signal as a “strong candidate for SETI.” Maccone said whenever a strong signal is detected, it is a possibility for nearby civilizations to be detected.

President of METI, Douglas Vakoch said if the signal is found to be artificial, it will prove that there is life somewhere, apart from what exists here on Earth.

“The signal from HD 164595 is intriguing, because it comes from the vicinity of a sun-like star, and if it’s artificial, its strength is great enough that it was clearly made by a civilization with capabilities beyond those of humankind,” he told CNN in an interview.

Mr Vakoch further said, despite the interest the detection has sparked among the astronomy community, astronomers need to come together and analyze the detection to make the findings more credible.  He said: “Without corroboration from an independent observatory, a putative signal from extraterrestrials doesn’t have a lot of credibility.”

Paul Gilster of the Tau Zero Foundation, which conducts interstellar research, also told CNN that if the signal was artificial, its strength suggested it would have to come from a civilization more advanced than what is currently on Earth.

Mr Gilster revealed such a civilization is likely to be Type II on the Kardashev scale. The Kardashev scalewas invented by Russian astronomer, Nikolai Kardashev, for the measuring of the level of technological advancement of civilization based on the amount of energy a civilization is able to use for communication.

According to experts, at present, the human species is somewhere near Type I on the scale, whereby a civilization can harness the energy available on its own planet, including solar, wind, earthquakes, and other fuels. It is said a Type II civilization would be able to harness the entirety of the energy emitted by its star, billions of billions of watts.

Recently, the German investigative weekly news magazine, Der Spiegel revealed that researchers at the European Southern Observatory (ESO) have discovered a new Earth-like planet with water. Several attempts by journalists to have the ESO confirm or deny the report by Der Spiegel proved futile, prompting some Conspiracy Theorists to say the organization has discovered a planet inhabited by aliens, and is hiding it from the public.


  1. Discover alien life? We’ve already known of ET’s since the 50’s and 60’s…Russia, US and many other countries already acknowledge ET life exists.

    • Its rather idiotic to think we are the center of the universe and the only living things that exist. Anywhere. Thats what natives believe that live in the middle jungle and have no human contact.

  2. 94 million light years away????????? Some one mistyped things up here! Do you know how far that is! VERY FAR! It would be impossible to differentiate any signal from noise in between those distances even if that report were true. Those distances infer it came from a distant galaxy. Andromeda Galaxy is less tha 3Mly away:Andromeda Galaxy Profile
    Designation: M31 or NGC 224
    Type: Spiral
    Diameter: 220,000 ly
    Distance: 2.54 Mly
    Mass: 1,230 billion M☉
    Number of Stars 1 trillion
    Constellation: Andromeda
    Group: Local Group. Can you imagine something 94Mly away! Signal would take 94M years to get here (aliens would be long dead even if they existed and had sent that signal. The whole thing smells like a hoax. Good laugh boys.

  3. These articles are obviously meant for people who have very little education.
    No ET race will be using radio signals. No matter how powerful the signal it will not travel faster than the speed of light. It would take 94 million years to say “hello” and another 94 million years to reply and say “fine how are you”.

  4. bull sheeet :0 lolol only thing not bs is bs-= bull-shit: meaning only thing real is truth!!! kiss the real truth teller, and nooone else:) bbfn

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