Do aliens listen to our broadcasts?

Since the invention of radio more than a century ago, man has been broadcasting into space in the hope that any listening aliens could learn of our presence. Yet, despite waves travelling a distance of 200 light years in all directions, they still have 118,800 light years to go until the entire Milky Way has … [Read the full story]

Davo’s quote of the day

Two things are infinite…the universe and human stupidity…and I’m not sure about the universe

We can now see space with just a click, thanks to those WISE people at Nasa

Nasa have launched a spectacular window on the universe that anyone can peer through. A click of the mouse will show space fans millions of stars, galaxies gas clouds and other exotic cosmic objects. The celestial gallery, including countless new discoveries, was produced by a heat-seeking space telescope called WISE, launched in December 2009. Over … [Read the full story]