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Old October 16 2009, 10:17 AM   #23
kNkg
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Re: Was the LHC Science being given to Dangerous Terrorists?

SilentP wrote: View Post
Here's your first problem, we've only been listening since the 1960s. That means we've only listened up to 40~50 lightyears away from ourselves.
I'm not sure I follow this part, wouldn't how far out we can detect signals be dependent on the "strength" of the source and how "faint" signals are that we can detect? Not for how long we have been looking for them.


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