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A SETI Survey Of The Vela Region Using The Murchison Widefield Array: Orders Of Magnitude Expansion In Search Space – Astrobiology News

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Following the results of our previous low frequency searches for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI) using the Murchison Widefield Array (MWA), directed toward the Galactic Centre and the Orion Molecular Cloud (Galactic Anticentre), we report a new large-scale survey toward the Vela region with the lowest upper limits thus far obtained with the MWA.
Using the MWA in the frequency range 98-128 MHz over a 17 hour period, a 400 deg2 field centred on the Vela Supernova Remnant was observed with a…

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