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originally posted by: gortex
a reply to: abe froman
Is this the smoking gun we've been looking for?
No it's a technical exercise for code breakers.
Apparently, these messages had actually been received via the Sputnik Satellite
While these articles are not directly related to
any research on extraterrestrial existence or the like, they do show that the idea wasn’t
completely foreign to NSA Staff.
This material is presented here is to make it publicly available and to eliminate speculation and
controversy over the contents of these articles with such provocative titles.
originally posted by: HomerinNC
You know, the person that DOES decode this, will disappear very quickly and quietly lol
originally posted by: abe froman
Wait,maybe not from wikileaks: This is a report of a presentation given to the NSA by Dr. Howard Campaigne regarding the decoding of extraterrestrial messages that had been received “form outer space”. Apparently, these messages had actually been received via the Sputnik Satellite, but no one had any idea how to decode them at the time.
At some time, unspecified in the document, Dr. Howard Campaigne and some other NSA super mathematicians in the crypto department had been given the task of decoding the messages. There were a total of 29 messages to be decoded—quite an undertak
The document, is Dr. Campaigne’s presentation to the NSA on the decoding of those messages. It was actually published by the NSA in their own internal NSA Journal. Yet, they were also forced to publish a list of search terms from Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests for which they had found no NSA documents. In that list is “Extraterrestrial Signals”. The title of this document, which they published themselves is “Key To Extraterrestrial Messages”.
Quite obviously, they conveniently split hairs here in reporting they had no information about“Extraterrestrial Signals”. They knew for sure they had this document, and that it was about what was being requested in the FOIA request. They knew it, flaunted the technicality of wording, and continued to stonewall.
originally posted by: continuousThunder
A: this one has been discussed a few times. On first perusal it LOOKS really exciting, but it's basically a hypothetical exercise. "this is how we WOULD go about it"
unless that's just what they WANT us to think ;o
originally posted by: Galileo400
a reply to: abe froman
I've often wondered if the SETI project actually recorded interesting signals and were then infultrated by NSA or some other three letter orginization and shut up by them. I'm just not sure we can trust the fact the SETI has not heard anything. I mean, they keep building bigger and better systems. Are they being supported and muzzled by the US government?