Sunday, March 28, 2010

Potential for life on Europa and Mars500 project

Welcome! "Alien Life" tracks the latest discoveries and thoughts in the various elements of the famous Drake Equation. Here's today's news:
g Stars - About 90 percent of distant galaxies do not show up in a commonly used galaxy survey method, a new study has found. See article.
g Abodes - Cracks in the icy shell of Jupiter’s moon Europa contain sulfur-rich material. An expedition to a sulfur spring in the Arctic could help solve some mysteries about Europa – including its potential for life. See article.
g Cosmicus - A crew of six will soon begin a simulated mission to Mars in a mockup that includes an interplanetary spaceship, Mars lander and Martian landscape. The Mars500 project is a full-duration simulation and will help scientists plan for the future of human space exploration. See article.
g Learning - Here’s a glossary of just some terms you should know about exploring the night sky. See article.
g Aftermath - If we do make contact with extraterrestrials, they’ll probably be a Type II or III Kardashev civilization. What’s a Kardashev civilization? See article.

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