Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Martian fault lines and teens message ETI

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 - Some of the brightest stellar explosions in the galaxy may be flying under astronomers' radar, a new study suggests. See article.
g Abodes - New images of Mars' Phoenix Lake region show where complex fault lines along a vast Martian plain have resulted in terrain with contrasting light and dark appearances. See article.
g Message - In 2001, a group of Russian teens from Moscow, Kaluga, Voronezh and Zheleznogorsk participated directly and via the Internet in composing a Teen-Age Message to extraterrestrial intelligence, and in the selection of target stars. Their message was transmitted in the autumn of that year, from the Evpatoria Deep Space Center. See article. This article is from 2002.
g Cosmicus - An international team of researchers has announced a breakthrough that gives a new spin to semiconductor nanoelectronics and the world of information technology. See article.
g Learning - A panel of NASA judges will convene early next year to pick the best design among a number of competing space crafts. But they'll be vetting paintings and sculptures, not rovers and orbiters. See article.

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