Friday, December 21, 2012

How Mars dried out

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 this interview, Darby Dyer explains how Curiosity rover’s ChemCam instrument will probe the rocks of Mars to learn about the planet from the inside out. See article.
g Life - Tropical montane cloud forest trees use more than their roots to take up water. They also drink water from clouds directly through their leaves, University of California, Berkeley, scientists have discovered. See article.
g Message - Here’s a neat Web site: “Interstellar Messaging.” You’ll find discussion, history and real-world examples of mankind's methods and ongoing attempts to communicate with extraterrestrials. See article

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