18th February 2024
A superluminal message has been received. It was emitted from a faraway galaxy near the black star 5 years before it became a supernova; engulfing the source of the message. In our dull, fading planet, this message could bring hope: it is your job to understand its contents. We have managed to display the data as an image on your monitor:
We believe the alien has intelligence about human life, representing our dying rainbows in the image, but so far we can only speculate.
Team PB has recieved another message, but they are unwilling to share what they have discovered. They have hinted to us that by decrypting it first, it will make the other message faster to decrypt:
Not part of the puzzle.
I have tried to make this puzzle as original and aesthetically pleasing as I can (despite my poor gimp skills). All parts of the puzzle are used, so you should know when you are finished.