Dating back to as early as 1896 when Nikola Tesla suggested that radio could be used to contact extraterrestrial life, humanity has been on a search for other civilizations that may exist across the void of space.  With funding from places like NASA, scientists have trained vast arrays of radio telescopes toward the skies, systematically combing every inch of the horizon in the hopes of finding the signs of intelligent life coming from some distant galaxies.  Organized under the acronym  SETI (the Search for ExtraTerrestrial Intelligence) scientists have reasoned that a civilizations that had developed to the stage of being able to communicate using electromagnetic radiation may have the ability to communicate with us also. […]