The Planet You Have Dialed Is Not in Service

by Mark Krikorian

More evidence that our foray into space wasn’t the beginning of our expansion into the Final Frontier but just the high tide of human expansion, which is now ebbing:

SETI Institute to shut down alien-seeking radio dishes

If E.T. phones Earth, he’ll get a “disconnect” signal.

Lacking the money to pay its operating expenses, Mountain View’s SETI Institute has pulled the plug on the renowned Allen Telescope Array, a field of radio dishes that scan the skies for signals from extraterrestrial civilizations.

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