Sunday, April 08, 2012

Radiation-doused Europa and drastically reducing cost of space exploration

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 - Jupiter's icy moon Europa is subject to constant and significant blasts of radiation. A new experiment attempts to determine how deep life must lay beneath the crust in order to survive. This will be important for future missions looking for life on Europa. See article.
g Life - A new study has dispelled the theory that putrefaction gases produced by decomposition caused some dinosaur carcasses to explode before they were fossilized. See article.
g Cosmicus - A new, ultra-compact motor could allow small satellites to journey beyond Earth's orbit. The technology could drastically reduce the cost of space exploration. See article.

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