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Old 13-08-2017, 11:47 AM   #11
JustMe418
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Originally Posted by fudgetusk View Post
Don't all planets and stars ect give off radio waves? Isn't that what SETI is all about? Detecting radio waves. Is there something more powerful about Saturn's radio waves? I read that the hotter a body the more radio waves it gives off. So mercury would be giving off more radio waves than Saturn.
SETI is not about detecting planets but the Search for Extra Terrestrial Intelligence,which means they are looking for actual radio signals from transmitting equipment rather than just radio noise that is part of environnments.
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