Saturday, January 28, 2012

Kepler discovers 11 new planetary systems and how viruses evolve

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 - NASA’s Kepler mission has discovered 11 new planetary systems hosting 26 confirmed planets. The discoveries nearly double the number of verified planets and provide new data in the search for habitable, extrasolar worlds. See article.
g Life - Researchers at Michigan State University (MSU) have demonstrated how a new virus evolves, shedding light on how easy it can be for diseases to gain dangerous mutations. The findings appear in the current issue of the journal Science. See article.
g Cosmicus - Physicists have built an accurate model of part of the Solar System inside a single atom. See article.

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