A search for technosignatures from 14 planetary systems in the Kepler field with the Green Bank Telescope at 1.15-1.73 GHz

  title={A search for technosignatures from 14 planetary systems in the Kepler field with the Green Bank Telescope at 1.15-1.73 GHz},
  author={J. Margot and A. Greenberg and P. Pinchuk and Akshay K Shinde and Yashaswi Alladi and MN SrinivasPrasad and M. Bowman and C. Fisher and S. Gyalay and W. McKibbin and B. Miles and Donald Nguyen and Conor Power and Namrata Ramani and Rashmi Raviprasad and J. Santana and R. Lynch},
  journal={arXiv: Earth and Planetary Astrophysics},
Analysis of Kepler mission data suggests that the Milky Way includes billions of Earth-like planets in the habitable zone of their host star. Current technology enables the detection of technosignatures emitted from a large fraction of the Galaxy. We describe a search for technosignatures that is sensitive to Arecibo-class transmitters located within ~420 ly of Earth and transmitters that are 1000 times more effective than Arecibo within ~13 000 ly of Earth. Our observations focused on 14… Expand
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