Crop Circles Decoded — The Two Most Important Alien Messages
I. The Chilbolton 'Arecibo message' Formation By Paul Vigay ( R.I.P. ) and Alexander Light... I. The Chilbolton 'Arecibo message' Formation By Paul Vigay (R.I.P.) and Alexander Light On Tuesday 21st August 2001 two new crop formations were reported near Chilbolton radio telescope in Hampshire, UK. One represented a 'human face' and the other resembled a radio transmission that SETI (the Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence) sent from the Arecibo radio telescope in 1974. After speaking to witnesses, it would appear that the 'Arecibo' formation was created on August 20th. The Arecibo message "First, I will give some background to the original message sent from Arecibo, back in 1974. In 1974 a number of modifications had been carried out to the transmitter, enabling it to broadcast signals at a power of up to 20 terawatts (1 terawatt = 1 trillion watts) and as an inaugural test of these improvements it was decided by SETI to transmit an encoded message to the heavens. Why 1679 digits?
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