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Comment: Communicate first? (Score 5, Interesting) 662 662

by earthloop (#33797372) Attached to: Can We Travel To That Exciting New Exoplanet?

Would it not make sense to communicate first? Radio at 20 light years is a 40 year round trip. You never know, somebody might answer with instructions on how to get there quicker.

Hey! That's given me an idea for a great film. Is Jodie Foster available for the lead?

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