This is it, mankind will finally begin to try and speak to aliens. This is despite warnings that could lead to the destruction of the human race itself.
The scientists who looked into the signal discovered that the radio bursts, were followed by a powerful release of radiation, which is billion times more powerful.
Seth Shostak, an expert from Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence Institute, who has been leading its efforts to detect radio signals from extraterrestrial civilizations, said yes, but not quite.
The latest to join the investigation is Stephen Hawking, through the Breakthrough Listen project, which is funded by himself and Russian billionaire Yuri Milner and run by the SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) Research Centre at the University of California Berkeley.