Saturday, July 28, 2012

First contact within a few decades and new species in 6,000 years

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 ocean chemistry is shedding light on one potential cause of a cooling trend experienced on Earth in the past 45 million years. See article.
g Life - A new study on Australian sea stars indicates that a new species can arise in as little as 6,000 years. See article.
g Message - Judging by the trends in technology and the advancements of SETI’s satellites, which are increasing at Moore’s Law rates, SETI astronomer Seth Shostak believes we will find some sort of ET in the next few decades. See article.
g Cosmicus - Quote of the Day: "It is man’s pact with himself to taste the new and the untried, to relish the unexpected, and to savor surprise in all his new adventures." - Mike Sage
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