Astronomy in general can be a lonely profession. The locations are often remote and although teams may sometimes work together, they often do not. It’s you, your giant telescope, and a bunch of electronic gadgets digesting data. This is a job for patient people focused on the collection of data, science and observation. In August 1977 astronomers from Ohio State Observatory received a signal, or should we say, were blasted by a signal and author Ryan Sprague writing for The Debrief explains what exactly happened and you can find the story with video HERE.