15/08/1977 The Big Ear receives a radio signal from deep space
Has Mysterious 'Alien Wow! Signal' Finally Been Solved?
The Wow! signal was a strong narrowband radio signal received by Ohio State University's Big Ear radio telescope in the United States, then used to support the search for extraterrestrial intelligence. The signal appeared to come from the constellation Sagittarius and bore the expected hallmarks of extraterrestrial origin.