The “wow” signal:A scientific event hardly anyone knows about

The Wow! signal, an intriguing radio signal detected on Aug. 15, 1977 that some thought was a call from extraterrestrials. The 72-second transmission was picked up by the Big Ear radio observatory at Ohio State University, coming from the direction of the constellation Sagittarius. Because the radio signal was 30 times more powerful than theContinue reading “The “wow” signal:A scientific event hardly anyone knows about”