Interstellar communication network. I. Overview and assumptions

  title={Interstellar communication network. I. Overview and assumptions},
  author={M. Hippke},
  journal={arXiv: Popular Physics},
  • M. Hippke
  • Published 2019
  • Physics
  • arXiv: Popular Physics
It has recently been suggested in this journal by Benford (2019) that "Lurkers" in the form of interstellar exploration probes could be present in the solar system. Similarly, extraterrestrial intelligence could send long-lived probes to many other stellar systems, to report back science and surveillance. If probes and planets with technological species exist in more than a handful of systems in our galaxy, it is beneficial to use a coordinated communication scheme. Due to the inverse square… Expand

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