Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Why gas giants prefer certain orbits and what’s it like to listen for alien radio signals?

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 - New research has provided an explanation for a question that has long puzzled astronomers: Why do gas giant planets appear to prefer to occupy certain regions in mature solar systems? See article.
g Message - What’s it like to be a SETI astronomer, listening for alien radio signals? See article.
g Cosmicus - NASA’s astrobiologists study microbial life to understand how it transformed a rocky Earth into the thriving, diverse, life-sustaining planet we inhabit today. These studies of photosynthetic “green” algae are creating sparks for new ‘green technologies’ on Earth and future human space exploration missions. See article.

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