Monday, April 30, 2012

Extent to which evolution is predictable and launching rubber chickens into solar storms

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 reveals that the Archean era experienced far more major asteroid impacts than had been previously thought. See article.
g Life - A 500-million-year-old bacterial gene got a second chance at evolution this year. The experiment may help biologists understand the extent to which evolution is predictable. See article.
g Learning - It's been known for some time that solar storms represent a danger to the health of astronauts. But what about rubber chickens? Last month, when the sun unleashed the most intense radiation storm since 2003, a group of high school students in Bishop, California, wanted to find out.See article.

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