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David Anderson, director of SETI@home, remains sceptical but curious about the signal. ”It’s unlikely to be real but we will definitely be re-observing it.” Bell Burnell agrees that it is worth persisting with. “If they can see it four, five or six times it really begins to get exciting,”
Originally posted by The_Doctor
It is plausable but highly unlikely I am leaning more toward the hoaxy aspect as opposed to it being actual fact.
Over the years, Seti@home has detected many hundreds of thousands of spurious signals and has used statistical techniques to identify them as interference.
About 150 signals survived the process and were subjected to further scrutiny but none passed the final test to be classed as a potential signal from ET.