A Message From Earth
A Message from Earth is a high-powered digital radio signal that was sent from Earth towards Gliese 581 c. Gliese 581 c is a large terrestrial extrasolar planet, and the signal was sent due to the possibility of the planet containing lifeforms. The signal was sent on 9 October 2008. It contains 501 messages that were selected through a competition on the social networking site Bebo.
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- Sarah Gavin (2008-07-29). "One Giant Leap For The Bebo Community". Bebo. http://www.bebo.com/Press.jsp?PressPageId=7554880862. Retrieved 2008-11-05.
- Moore, Matthew (2008-10-09). "Messages from Earth sent to distant planet by Bebo". .telegraph.co.uk. Archived from the original on 11 October 2008. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/howaboutthat/3166709/Messages-from-Earth-sent-to-distant-planet-by-Bebo.html. Retrieved 2008-10-09.