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Dreaming of a new ET

Earth calls space, laser messages for aliens

Kentucky sent a message into space to extraterrestrials that said, “Come to Lexington, we have horses and bourbon.

Only one thing: don't eat us."


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In '82 Steven Spielberg's film "ET" was shot in Porter Ranch, north of Los Angeles, and in Tujunga, also in California, but Kentucky is a candidate for the next setting and focuses on the collective imagination, attracted by the encounter with the Martians, to advertise themselves. 

Scientists have explained that the invitation launched into space will reach the planets in about forty years, so any response from aliens should arrive in eighty, that is, in 2104...