Somewhere in the remote wilds of Antarctica, a strange apparent object is spotted seemingly abandoned on the frozen floor. So, using satellite technology, enthusiasts thousands of miles away speculate on its mysterious origins. But is the phenomenon evidence of visitors from outer space, or is something more mundane responsible?
Ever since humankind first began looking to the stars, we have dreamed about alien civilizations that might exist in the farthest reaches of the universe. And as time has passed, our obsession has grown from science fiction into a genuine search for extraterrestrial life.
Today, scientists around the world conduct experiments designed to communicate with potential civilizations on distant planets. And with radio telescopes scanning the skies, some nations have spent millions sending probes and messages out past our solar system and into the great unknown.