Saturday, August 11, 2012

Take me to your teacher, Earthling

Welcome! "Alien Life" tracks the latest discoveries and thoughts in the various elements of the famous Drake Equation. Here's today's news:
g Life - A new study suggests that the increased efficiency of dividing tasks among different individuals may explain a key transition in evolutionary history, from single-celled to multi-celled organisms. See article.
g Cosmicus - A new study has shown that the method famously used to save Earth from a devastating asteroid impact in the movie Armageddon would not work in real life. See article.
g Learning - If aliens land, should they be welcomed or taken away by men in white coats? The prospect of a close encounter can make for an interesting classroom debate See article.

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