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Message 1224818 - Posted: 29 Apr 2012, 8:57:13 UTC

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bracewell_probe

It is possible that we have already have been visited by a Bracewell probe?

Or that Bracewell probes offer a more logical first contact?

Bracewell probes offer a better alternative than being visited by alien beings.

There is even a candidate "1991 VG"

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1991_VG

What if the famous WOW signal was actually coming from a Bracewell probe?

Any enterprising life form would soon learn that the most effective way to explore the galaxy would be by using these probes.

If these probes exist then it would be a good chance that sooner or later we will pick up one of their signals.

Even if the probes do no exist, there is a very good chance that we will invent them. Bracewell probes may be the human way to explore the universe.





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Message 1225012 - Posted: 29 Apr 2012, 19:12:03 UTC

According to Duncan Lunan there is supposed to be one there already at one of the Lagrangian points.

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Message 1225252 - Posted: 30 Apr 2012, 8:01:02 UTC - in response to Message 1225012.


That is interesting about Duncan Lunan, especially about Long delayed echo signals.

Looks like the seti league have discussed this before

http://www.setileague.org/editor/lde.htm


If the probes could have the possibility of being here for billions of years, they could be anywhere in our solar system.

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Message 1225425 - Posted: 30 Apr 2012, 20:05:14 UTC

The conspiracy people think that the Nasa shuttle missions were tasked with checking the Lagrangian L1-L5 points, but we have no evidence that they did, or if they did what they found.

If the probes could have the possibility of being here for billions of years, they could be anywhere in our solar system.


Maybe around Jupiter as in the 2001 film.

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