Should ET write - not phone - home? Or has he already placed a call?

2 September 2004: Reports of SETI@home Extraterrestrial Signal Highly Exaggerated, Planetary Society

"A rash of reports in recent days that SETI@home has discovered a likely signal from an alien civilization are highly exaggerated, says SETI@home Chief Scientist Dan Werthimer of U.C. Berkeley."

2 September 2004: Space signal studied for alien contact, Reuters

"An unexplained radio signal from deep space could -- just might be -- contact from an alien civilization, New Scientist magazine reported on Thursday."

1 September 2004: Mysterious signals from 1000 light years away, New Scientist

"It's the most interesting signal from SETI@home," says Dan Werthimer, a radio astronomer at the University of California, Berkeley (UCB) and the chief scientist for SETI@home. "We're not jumping up and down, but we are continuing to observe it."

1 September 2004: ET, don't phone home; drop a line instead

"Were E.T. really interested in getting in touch with home, he might be better off writing than phoning, according to Christopher Rose, professor of electrical and computer engineering at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey."

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