Alien mystery solved: It was just gas

On August 15th, 1977 Dr. Jerry Ehman spotted a mysterious signal while searching for aliens. The radio blast was so strange that he quickly scribbled “Wow” on his printout of the event. 40 years later the “wow” signal has finally been explained – and its comet gas that gets the credit, not extra-terrestrials. When scientists detected the original anomaly four decades ago they were unable to attribute it to any specific celestial bodies. The signal became a mystery and a lynchpin in the argument for intelligent life in space. Professor Antonio Paris an astronomer from St. Petersburg College in Florida…

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