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ALIENS are surely AMONG US: Average star has TWO potentially Earth-like worlds

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> With about 10 watts we could establish comms with the Alpha Centauri system

> Our own grav focus begins at about 550 AU out.

Cost / Benefit? One could get lots of watts and a lot less lag with the $$$$ meant to place this system spent on a more powerful transmitter.

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