Infrared Laser Technology Could Technically Attract Aliens, but Probably Won't

If extraterrestrial life exists in our neck of the Milky Way, how would we make our presence known to one another? Could we just shoot a massive, unmistakable signal out into space? As it turns out, this wild sounding idea could actually be carried out with current and developing technologies. A new MIT study found that by shining a powerful laser through a gigantic telescope, humans could produce a beam of infrared radiation detectable from 20,000 light-years away. The research, which th

Infrared Laser Technology Could Technically Attract Aliens, but Probably Won't

If extraterrestrial life exists in our neck of the Milky Way, how would we make our presence known to one another? Could we just shoot a massive, unmistakable signal out into space? As it turns ...

Tue 6 Nov 18 from Discover Magazine

Existing laser technology could be fashioned into Earth's 'porch light' to attract alien astronomers

If extraterrestrial intelligence exists somewhere in our galaxy, a new MIT study proposes that laser technology on Earth could, in principle, be fashioned into something of a planetary porch ...

Mon 5 Nov 18 from Phys.org

High-powered lasers could send bat signal to alien astronomers - CNET

A new study out of MIT suggests leaving the light on for aliens to find us, literally.

Tue 6 Nov 18 from CNET

Pew! Pew! Pew! Powerful Laser Beacon Could Show Aliens Earth Is Inhabited

Humanity could advertise its presence to potential intelligent aliens in our cosmic neighborhood via a powerful laser beacon, a new study suggests.

Tue 6 Nov 18 from SPACE.com

Researchers want to use lasers to contact aliens and help bring them to Earth

Scientists want to build a laser that could guide an extraterrestrial civilization and bring them to Earth.

Tue 6 Nov 18 from FOXNews

Scientists Want to Use Lasers to Guide Aliens to Earth. What Could Go Wrong??

Researchers at MIT just found that humanity could build a laser that could signal an extraterrestrial intelligence.

Tue 6 Nov 18 from Livescience

A powerful laser 'porch light' could let aliens know where we are

An MIT researcher claims a laser space beacon detectable up to 20,000 light years away is feasible -- essentially acting as a porch light for extraterrestrial life. James Clark's ...

Mon 5 Nov 18 from Engadget

Scientists say giant lasers could attract aliens like moths to a porch light

You want Mothra? This is how you get Mothra. The search for intelligent life in the universe has apparently been lacking one thing–a killer laser light show.Read Full Story

Wed 7 Nov 18 from Fastcompany Tech

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