Bebo Sends Friend Request to Alien Planet

Social networking has gone interstellar. Yesterday, friend-connecting network Bebo beamed a message at Gliese 581c, a terrestrial “super-Earth” that might be capable of supporting life. But is this really a viable effort to make alien contact, or merely an instance of extrasolar spam?Bebo sponsored a competition to… » 10/10/08 12:00pm 10/10/08 12:00pm