'Message in a bottle' to be beamed out on 400-year trek to North Star
The transmission on Monday October 10 will take 434 years to reach Polaris travelling at the speed of light.
More than 3,700 contributions from 146 countries and regions were collected by the international project involving the University of Edinburgh, European Space Agency and European Southern Observatory.
They range from responses full of optimism and hope for the future of humanity to more downbeat themes concerning climate change and war.
More than 100 participants spoke about people colonising other worlds.
Edinburgh College of Art postgraduate student and lead organiser Paul Quast... read more
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