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Breakthrough Listen

(BL)
(SETI survey using GBT and Parkes Observatory)

Breakthrough Listen is a SETI survey using the Green Bank Telescope and Parkes Observatory to search for radio signals from intelligent extraterrestrial life. In the search, they have picked up a fast radio burst (FRB) sometimes referred to as GB-BL. Their goal of covering a wide spectral band for the purposes of their search has been useful in providing a multi-wavelength recording of an FRB.


(survey)
Further reading:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Breakthrough_Listen
https://breakthroughinitiatives.org/initiative/1

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