‘Galileo Project’ will search for proof of extraterrestrial life from the technological innovation it leaves behind


Astronomers have announced a new undertaking made to advance humankind’s search for artifacts from extraterrestrial technological civilizations (ETCs) — The Galileo Undertaking. The venture aims to tackle the concern “are we the smartest young children on our cosmic block?” Harvard astrophysicist Avi Loeb, a co-founder of the initiative, stated in a news convention about the major announcement nowadays (July 26).

Loeb co-started the bold challenge together with Frank Laukien, the chairman, president and CEO of Bruker Corp., a Massachusetts-based mostly corporation that develops and manufactures science tools.