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World's biggest radio telescope joins the search for alien life

Scientists searching for extraterrestrial life have added a big ear to their arsenal. This week, the National Astronomical Observatories of China (NAOC) announced they'll be joining Breakthrough Listen Initiative, a $100 million search for alien life funded by the Russian billionaire Yuri Milner. The Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Telescope (FAST) in southwest China still has that 'new telescope' smell, having completed construction in July.
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