Monday, March 05, 2012

‘Exploring Mars’ and message in a bottle to 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 Abodes - A new study on cloud height has revealed a possible cooling mechanisms that may be in play in the Earth's climate. See article.
g Message - A new study suggests it is more energy efficient to communicate across interstellar space by sending physical material — a sort of message in a bottle — than beams of electromagnetic radiation. Solid matter can hold more information and journey farther than radio waves, which disperse as they travel. See article.
g Cosmicus - Book alert: "Exploring Mars" is Scott Hubbard's absorbing story of how he created teams of talented scientists and engineers inside a headquarters building that is, as he writes, "a combination of alphabet soup and numerology" that was rife with internal politics and power trips. See review.

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