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Calach Pfeffer

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Chinese telescope could detect extraterrestrial life
« on: October 12, 2015, 06:14:52 AM »
China hopes to find alien life with world's largest radio telescope, now being built in Guizhou



The world's largest radio telescope, with a dish that could fit 30 football fields, is currently being assembled in the mountains of Guizhou province.

Once complete, the single-aperture spherical telescope, called FAST, will surpass the Arecibo Observatory telescope in Puerto Rico to become the biggest in the world. FAST's reflector measures 500 meters in diameter and is made up of 4,450 triangular-shaped panels with sides 11 meters long. Technicians claim that it'll be 10 times more agile than Germany's Effelsberg 100-m Radio Telescope.




The larger dish will allow the telescope to pick up weaker signals. FAST is tucked away in a bowl-like valley surrounded by hills, and with no towns or cities within a five-kilometer radius, has optimal "radio silence", according to Xinhua. So much so that experts believe the telescope may be able to detect signs of alien life....


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Re: Chinese telescope could detect extraterrestrial life
« Reply #1 on: October 12, 2015, 06:18:32 AM »
Granted Snowden has already told us why we can't find aliens, they probably use encryption. But let's suppose other signs of life might be detectable anyway, and that China will  have the biggest telescope. In that case, then here's the thing:

If China discovered extraterrestrial life, would they tell anyone outside of China?


My suspicion is, no, they wouldn't.

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Re: Chinese telescope could detect extraterrestrial life
« Reply #2 on: October 12, 2015, 10:37:48 PM »
Thanks for that Calach; very interesting. bfbfbfbfbf

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Re: Chinese telescope could detect extraterrestrial life
« Reply #3 on: October 13, 2015, 06:35:35 AM »
I forgot the details but I know that there is a "bigger" telescope project underway internationaly.  It is not so much that they are building a big telescope but they are all going to co-ordinate and focus beams as it were to create the effect of a large super telescope for the purpose of picking up some data from a far off galaxy that is currently collapsing in on itself due to some freak accident spiraling black holes that will collide with each other ( previously thought impossible due to the laws of gravity). They hope the data will shed some light on whether or not gravity exists ( it is a disputed concept, the existence of these black holes is an argument against gravity) as well some data to dig further into the time mystery.
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Re: Chinese telescope could detect extraterrestrial life
« Reply #5 on: October 21, 2015, 12:15:26 AM »
Damned Earthlings are getting too inquisitive. kkkkkkkkkk

We may have to take countermeasures soon. xxxxxxxxxx

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