Sunday, October 21, 2012

Planet found orbiting twin suns

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 - In a joint effort, citizen scientists and astronomers have discovered a planet orbiting twin suns that in turn is orbited by a second distant pair of stars. See article.
g Life - A new concept is challenging one of the basic assumptions of the theory of evolution - that survival is based on a change's functional advantage if it is to persist. See article.
g Intelligence - People in creative professions are treated more often for mental illness than the general population, there being a particularly salient connection between writing and schizophrenia. This according to researchers at Karolinska Institutet, whose large-scale Swedish registry study is the most comprehensive ever in its field. See article.

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