Friday, June 18, 2010

Evidence of microscopic life on Mars claimed again and new SETI director

Welcome! "Alien Life" tracks the latest discoveries and thoughts in the various elements of the famous Drake Equation. Here's today's news:
g Abodes - Emboldened by the recent discovery of an ancient ocean and warm-water lakes on early Mars as well as the discovery of biologically-produced methane in the atmosphere of the Red Planet, NASA's Mars Meteorite Research Team reopened a 14-year-old controversy on extraterrestrial life, reaffirming and offering support for its widely challenged assertion that a 4-billion-year-old potato-sized meteorite that landed thousands of years ago on the Allen Hills region of Antarctica shows evidence of microscopic life on Mars. See article.
g Intelligence - Our brains contain a highly distorted model of our own bodies, according to scientists. See article.
g Message - Here’s a famous 1960 article from Freeman John Dyson: “Search for Artificial Stellar Sources of Infrared Radiation”.
g Cosmicus - A new chief has been named to head the Carl Sagan Center for Study of Life in the Universe at the SETI Institute. See article.

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