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Skeptoid

Brian Dunning

Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences

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Since 2006, the weekly Skeptoid podcast has been taking on all the most popular myths and revealing the true science, true history, and true lessons we can learn from each. Free subscribers get the most recent 50 episodes, premium subscribers (skeptoid.com) can access the full archive.

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Skeptoid #342: Was the Wow! Signal Alien?

December 25th, 2012

Episode 361 of 579 episodes

In 1977 a radio telescope received a signal from deep space so closely matching what we'd expect an alien transmission to look like, that the astronomer on duty circled it and wrote "Wow!"

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