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Scientists discover 3 Earth-sized planets that might support life

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Astronomers searching for life beyond our solar system may need to look no farther than a little, feeble nearby star.

A Belgian-led team reported Monday that it’s discovered three Earth-sized planets orbiting an ultra-cool dwarf star less than 40 light-years away. 596 more words


Brian C. Lacki
Whether technological societies remain small and planet-bound like our own, or ultimately span across galaxies is an open question in the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence. 291 more words


Evan Solomonides, Lisa Kaltenegger, Yervant Terzian
The fermi paradox uses an appeal to the mediocrity principle to make it seem counter-intuitive that humanity has not been contacted by extraterrestrial intelligence. 214 more words


Sisyphus47 reblogged this on The Page and commented:

Just a thought... 1500 years later... I thought it appropriate to post this paper here, among the pages of an incomplete dream...

The Fermi Paradox

The sheer size of the universe ensures the existence of extraterrestrial life. So why haven’t we come into contact with any yet?

~ Stuff They Don’t Want You To Know

Aliens & UFOs

Short post of the month - April 2016: Life on Mars?

On 14 March 2016 the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO) spacecraft was launched from Baikonur in Kazakhstan on a seven month mission to Mars. When it arrives at the red planet, it will study how the distribution of the gas methane varies according to position on the planet’s surface and over the course of time. 635 more words


Breaking news!

News is just reaching us of the most amazing astronomical discovery which I am ever likely to experience in my lifetime, one which I never thought I would see.  222 more words


From SETI: "New Search for Signals from 20,000 Star Systems Begins"

SETI Institute

March 30 2016
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The SETI Institute has inaugurated a greatly expanded hunt for deliberately produced radio signals that would indicate the presence of extraterrestrial intelligence. 539 more words

Basic Research