The eggheads have made a disturbing find:
Astronomers have detected a strange, repeating radio signal near the center of the Milky Way, and it's unlike any other energy signature ever studied.
This radio source is highly variable, appearing and disappearing with no predictable schedule, and doesn't seem to appear in any other radio telescope data prior to the ASKAP survey.
With no apparent emissions in any other part of the electromagnetic spectrum, ASKAP J173608.2−321635 is a radio ghost that seems to defy explanation.
The galactic core is an interesting place for all kinds of reasons. Not least of which the supermassive black hole, called Sagittarius A* (A-star), thought to lurk there like a predatory mouth straight to hell.
If you were a space-traveling civilization, you might want to head there for all the cheap and free energy hanging around. You can power a lot of virtual reality simulations with a black hole.
Then again, this might be that answer to Fermi's paradox we've all been dreading.
I'm not saying it's aliens.
But... you know...
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