This press release from The Planetary Society describes how a batch of signal sources identified by the Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence as possibly alien in origin are slated to be reobserved in greater detail by the Arecibo radio-telescope observatory. The signals were uncovered by the massive distributed computing project Seti@Home, in which "4 million astronomy buffs in 226 countries...act as a supercomputer, collectivelty sifting through the 35 terabytes of raw data collected by the 305-meter Arecibo dish" (MS-NBC). To date, my team has processed some 2 361 data units for the project. Further geek discussion and results boasting can be sampled here.

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