OSETIOptical Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence
OSETIOffice of Science Education and Technical Information (US Department of Energy)
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Projects such as ATA and MWA are listening for the cosmic bump in the night, but Optical SETI (OSETI) is trying to see the ephemeral ghost flash.
In the twenty-first century, OSETI researchers assume that alien civilizations who want to open up a dialogue might also use light, such as bursts of laser light, which, in a tightly focused beam, could briefly outshine E.T.'s host star and be readily observed even over stellar distances.