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Save Our Planet

The weather this year has been the worst in history, and I am afraid we are heading for more of the same next year. The number of hurricanes to hit the the south of the United States and the Caribbean islands has been the worst on record. 330 more words


Drake Equation

What is the Drake Equation?[1]

The Drake Equation, a mathematical formula for the probability of finding life or advanced civilizations in the universe. Credit: University of Rochester… 1,718 more words

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Meaning of Life in the Universe

Meaning of Life in the Universe[1]

What is the meaning of life? It is perhaps the oldest philosophical question; At the end of a hysterical movie, the Monty Python gang told us it’s, “Try and be nice to people, avoid eating fat, read a good book now and then, get some walking in, and try to live together in peace and harmony with people of all creeds and nations.” 284 more words

Life In The Universe

Where Is Everybody?

Where Is Everybody?[1]

Perhaps my favorite essay in Aliens: The World’s Leading Scientists on the Search for Extraterrestrial Life is by the astrobiologist Lewis Dartnell, who patiently explains why aliens would not come here to have sex with us or eat us for supper. 1,137 more words

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A New Exoplanet and Life

A New Exoplanet May Be Most Promising Yet in Search for Life[1]

At left is an artist’s impression of the newly discovered rocky exoplanet. The exoplanet is close enough that astronomers are hopeful that with the next generation of big telescopes, they will be able to probe its atmosphere for signs of water or other evidence of suitability for life. 816 more words

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Water in Outer Solar System

Water in Outer Solar System[1]

The editors of Astronomy deem the discoveries of water in the outer Solar System the 6th most important astronomy story of 2015. 717 more words

Life In The Universe

Lattice Nuclear Physics (feat. The Anthropic Principle)

“I’m not a religious man, but if I was, let’s just say that this would be very compelling” – Computational Lattice Gauge Theorist

The spectrum of QCD bound states’ energy levels scales linearly with the input quark degrees of freedom masses, which come directly from the… 540 more words