Earth could contact aliens using laser 'porch light,' MIT study says

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MIT Study Says Earth Could Contact Aliens Using Laser ‘Porch Light’

- Attracting aliens might be as easy as leaving a really, really big light on.

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new study from MIT suggests that the light from a laser could spark the interest from aliens if they exist.

The powerful laser would be focused through a telescope aimed toward space.

The study's author, James Clark, says while that is difficult, it's not impossible. He says the lasers have already been invented, they just need a telescope that is big enough.

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Earth could contact aliens using laser 'porch light,' MIT study says

A powerful enough laser could spark the interest of aliens, researchers say. (Photo: Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

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