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How to Look For Aliens

(Starts With A Bang!) – Ethan Siegel:

SETI is searching for the same signals humans were producing in the 1960s. Wouldn’t aliens do better? …

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Astronomy

What Alien Are You?

Imagine a network of extraterrestrials in radio contact with each other across the universe, superior beings who hail from advanced civilizations quadrillions of miles away, just waiting for Earth to tune in. 97 more words

Feature

Carl Edward Sagan - An astronomer who had the right stuff

Carl Edward Sagan (1934-1996), best known as Carl Sagan, was an American astronomer and media figure.

His interest in science began at a young age. Getting his first public library card at age 5, he spent considerable time asking the librarian questions and reading up on topics that his family and friends were not so enthusiastic about. 442 more words

History Of Ideas

Waiting for Contact

“A cogent, engaging history of humanity’s most ambitious quest–seeking outward for other minds.”–David Brin, author of Existence 

“A fascinating perspective on humankind’s obsession for knowing if there is anyone else out there.”–Gerrit L. 1,054 more words

Feature

SETI Investigates Unusual Radio Signal From Space

Follows close on mysterious discovery regarding fast radio bursts

A file photo of radio telescopes.

In Beyond Science, Epoch Times explores research and accounts related to phenomena and theories that challenge our current knowledge. 436 more words

COSMOLOGY AND ASTOPHYSICS

The power of symbolic thought

One of the things I’ve pondered a few times on this blog is our ability to recognize another intelligence, such as an extraterrestrial intelligence.  On the face of it, this seems straightforward.   849 more words

Science

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The title of my post may look odd, but it represents one of the most important chemical compounds on earth. Without it, life would not exist and the search for evidence of the possible existence of life on other planets often comes down to looking for this molecule. 1,155 more words

Philosophy