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The Weirdness Out By Neptune

Astronomers have discovered something . . . unusual out by Neptune, the massive planet on the far fringes of the solar system.  As one scientist put it, … 285 more words

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Lost in space: The search for alien life has been unsuccessful — maybe we’re just going about it wrong

NASA does not often crack jokes about aliens, but its recent announcement that a satellite camera had found “Martian Morse code” in the shape of sand dunes on the Red Planet’s surface inspired much mirth among space scientists. 1,662 more words

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Study identifies 20 “second Earth” candidates with potential to harbor life @TechCrunch @hirimalibe

Finding life beyond Earth means combing through an incredibly vast array of potential planetary candidates, but one new study from a team of researchers led by San Francisco State University astronomer Dr.

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How did life on Earth defy statistics and show up early?

The Fermi Paradox, named for early 20th-century Italian physicist Enrico Fermi, grapples with the contradiction of the high likelihood for extraterrestrial life given how vast and diverse the universe it, and the lack of evidence that supports life beyond Earth’s boundaries. 93 more words

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Europa-Best Chance to Find ET Life and Congress Says We Gotta Go #NASA #science #tech #solarsystem

Who says Congress can’t get anything done? They’ve told NASA “you gotta go,” could be as soon as 2022. Jupiter’s gravitational flexing generates a lot of heat inside the moon – enough for a 150 km deep water ocean to exist under the ice crust. 113 more words

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From INVERSE: "Scientists Disproving Alien Megastructure Hypothesis Made a Discovery

INVERSE

June 29, 2016
Neel V. Patel

A joint investigation between scientists from the Center for SETI Research at the SETI Institute and METI International resulted in the discovery of exactly zero radio transmissions emanating from KIC 8462852, aka Tabby’s Star, aka that “alien megastructures” star everyone freaked out about late last year. 4,093 more words

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