25,000 hellos from Earth to Gliese 581d

#Space

Wed, Oct 28th, 2009 11:28 by capnasty NEWS

MORE than 25,000 messages have been transmitted into outer space in a bid to reach a distant planet that may hold life; however, it will take at least four decades for a reply to reach Earth and that's only if the messages are received by intelligent life that understand them.

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