[NetBehaviour] The Arecibo Message.

marc garrett marc.garrett at furtherfield.org
Sun Feb 24 23:29:20 CET 2008


The Arecibo Message.

The message sent in 1974 from the Arecibo radio telescope toward the 
globular cluster M13 consisted of 1679 “bits” of information. A “0” is 
represented by an “off” radio pulse, while a “1” is represented by an 
“on” radio pulse.

0000001010101000000000000101000001010000000100100010001000100
1011001010101010101010100100100000000000000000000000000000000
0000011000000000000000000011010000000000000000000110100000000
0000000000101010000000000000000001111100000000000000000000000
0000000001100001110001100001100010000000000000110010000110100
0110001100001101011111011111011111011111000000000000000000000
0000010000000000000000010000000000000000000000000000100000000
0000000001111110000000000000111110000000000000000000000011000
0110000111000110001000000010000000001000011010000110001110011
0101111101111101111101111100000000000000000000000000100000011
0000000001000000000001100000000000000010000011000000000011111
1000001100000011111000000000011000000000000010000000010000000
0100000100000011000000010000000110000110000001000000000011000
1000011000000000000000110011000000000000011000100001100000000
0110000110000001000000010000001000000001000001000000011000000
0010001000000001100000000100010000000001000000010000010000000
1000000010000000100000000000011000000000110000000011000000000
1000111010110000000000010000000100000000000000100000111110000
0000000010000101110100101101100000010011100100111111101110000
1110000011011100000000010100000111011001000000101000001111110
0100000010100000110000001000001101100000000000000000000000000
0000000001110000010000000000000011101010001010101010100111000
0000001010101000000000000000010100000000000000111110000000000
0000001111111110000000000001110000000111000000000110000000000
0110000000110100000000010110000011001100000001100110000100010
1000001010001000010001001000100100010000000010001010001000000
0000001000010000100000000000010000000001000000000000001001010
00000000001111001111101001111000

http://www.physics.utah.edu/~cassiday/p1080/lec06.html



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