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Sun's Gravity Could Power Interstellar Video Streaming


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Sun signal boost

Use this for a signal boost.

Credit: NASA/SDO/Getty

Need to send a message across interstellar space? Use the sun for a signal boost. A new proposal suggests that the sun's gravity could be used to amplify signals from an interstellar space probe, allowing video to be streamed from as far away as Alpha Centauri.

From New Scientist
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