Tuesday, November 06, 2012

Martian crater analog in Mexico

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 using Hubble data is bringing new life to claims that the nearby star Fomalhaut hosts a massive planet. See article.
g Life - Opsins, the light-sensitive proteins key to vision, may have evolved earlier and undergone fewer genetic changes than previously believed, according to a new study from the National University of Ireland Maynooth and the University of Bristol published Oct. 29 in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. See article.
g Cosmicus - A unique Mexican valley may provide insight into the past environment of Curiosity's landing site, Gale Crater. See article.

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