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Dinosaurs in the Cosmos 2: Dinos without Radios

by Shane L. Larson

One of the things physicists and astronomers do very well is make simple estimates about the physical nature of the world around us. 2,450 more words

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Is there anybody out there?

The search continues unabated for extra terrestrial life out there in the vastness of space. Radio telescopes are the explorer’s tool of choice. These giant dishes point at the sky in search of faint signals, which may indicate other intelligent beings in some far flung corner of the universe. 295 more words

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Dinosaurs in the Cosmos 1: Enrico & Frank

by Shane L. Larson

One of the most profound consequences of the development of life on Earth is that the Cosmos has produced complex systems with the ability to question their own existence.  1,687 more words

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