ARECIBO ANSWER

“It’s time to go. It’s time to be our own answer.” —Arach Jalaal

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Arecibo message

  • Sent in 1974 to hopefully make contact with extraterrestrial life Radio signal contains basic info about earth & humanity
  • A one time radio wave transmission to mark the remodeling of the Arecibo telescope in Puerto Rico on Nov 16 1974
  • Sent to globular star cluster M13 in the hope that extraterrestrial intelligence might receive and decipher it.
  • The “ones” and “zeros” were transmitted at a frequency shifting the rate of 10 bits per second. The total broadcast was 3min

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