Friday, June 29, 2012

Can SKA be used to hunt for ETI and more Martian water than estimated

Welcome! "Alien Life" tracks the latest discoveries and thoughts in the various elements of the famous Drake Equation. Here's today's news:
g Stars - What is the potential habitability of the nearby star 54 Piscium? See article.
g Abodes - By analyzing the water content of two Martian meteorites that originate from inside Mars, scientists have determined that the amount of water in the Martian mantle is vastly larger than previous estimates. The findings raise questions about the potential for life on present day Mars. See article.
g Message - Can the Square Kilometer Array – a network of thousands of radio antennas to be based in South Africa and Australia – be used to hunt for extraterrestrial signals? See article.

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