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A ~Record~ of Life on Earth

Before sending the Voyager spacecraft off into space in 1977, Carl Sagan and his team insisted on including a “bottle” to send off into the “cosmic ocean.” This message to potential intelligent life in the universe is contained in the Voyager record, a 12 inch golden record meant to encapsulate life on Earth. 256 more words

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Earth Is A 1-In-700 Quintillion Kind of Place, Study Finds

New findings out of Uppsala University in Sweden suggest that Earth is an incredibly unique place – in fact, out of the 700 quintillion terrestrial planets in the universe, there may be nothing else like it. 449 more words
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What If Extraterrestrials Called, But Nobody Heard?

Astrophysicists have suggested a new approach to make sure we don’t miss signals from extraterrestrial observers trying to contact us.

René Heller and Ralph Pudritz at McMaster University in Canada say that extraterrestrials looking to make contact with Earth likely use similar methods for searching for life as we do, since they have to deal with the same physical principals of the universe. 316 more words

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So far a NASA Discovery program designed to look for possible life-supporting planets has discovered 4,706 potential planets

Photo: NASA/Ames/JPL-Caltech

NASA has made it a mission to discover the truth. In March 2009, the space agency launched the Kepler Mission, a NASA Discovery program designed to look for possible life-supporting planets. 71 more words

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Scientists Say Extraterrestrials May All Be Extinct

Life on other planets would most likely be brief and become extinct extremely quickly on an astronomical time scale, according to new research conducted at the Australian National University. 396 more words
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THE SIGNS OF ALIEN LIFE

In a what is a very nice excuse and relief to step away from the subject matter of my most popular blog I get a chance to add a long overdue post to this one. 368 more words