Updated: 24th November 2017

No aliens yet for $100 million ET hunt

A $100 million search for intelligent aliens has come up with some intriguing leads but has revealed no evidence of E.T. so far.

Observations of nearly 700 stars by the Green Bank Telescope (GBT) in West Virginia revealed no compelling signs of alien civilizations, representatives of the Breakthrough Listen project, which led the observations for the E.T. search, announced April 20.

Team members also unveiled the GBT’s 11 “most significant” observed events but stressed that these hits were probably caused by human technology. [13 Ways to Hunt Intelligent Aliens]

“We were able to determine that they were most likely due to radio frequency interference,” Andrew Siemion, director of the University of California, Berkeley’s SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) Research Center, said Thursday during a presentation at the Breakthrough Discuss conference.

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