(SETI Institute – Mountain View, CA) Ucs New- SETI Chief Executive Officer Thomas Pierson confirmed the Institute has received a message from an “advanced civilization”. In a statement prepared by Seti’s Principal Investigators, Pierson also confirmed the message had been decoded by the institute’s staff. The Message simply stated “We hoaxed the Roswell crash and we do not mutilate cattle, all-right already.”
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