Thursday, April 01, 2010

The wobble method and explaining the universe with five numbers

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 - The universe can be explained with five numbers, a cosmologist says. See article.
g Abodes - What is the "wobble method” that’s used to find extrasolar planets? See article.
g Life - Blindsnakes are one of the few groups of organisms that inhabited Madagascar when it broke from India about 100 million years ago and are still living today, researchers say. See article.
g Message - Quote of the Day: “(The Drake Equation is ) … a way of organizing the search that actually gives us some insights into what we know.” – Frank Drake
g Cosmicus - Scientists once believed that the Moon was one of the driest places in the solar system. Now we know that water exists on the Moon in a variety of concentrations and geologic settings. This moonwater could be a vital resource for future missions. See article.
g Learning - After thousands of years of speculation about our role in the universe, it has now become possible, with the use of 21st century technology, to understand the fundamentals of our existence and, perhaps, the existence of other life-forms beyond the confines of Earth. See article.

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