Monday, February 13, 2012

Searching for ETI technologies within our own solar system and 24 generations from mouse to elephant

Welcome! "Alien Life" tracks the latest discoveries and thoughts in the various elements of the famous Drake Equation. Here's today's news:
g Life - Scientists have for the first time measured how fast large-scale evolution can occur in mammals, showing it takes 24 million generations for a mouse-sized animal to evolve to the size of an elephant. See article.
g Intelligence - Ancient humans may not have had the luxury of updating their Facebook status, but social networks were nevertheless an essential component of their lives, a new study suggests. See article.
g Message - Humanity might want to consider searching for extraterrestrial technologies within our solar system. See article.

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