Monday, December 24, 2012

Titan’s 400-mile ‘river’ valley

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 - Cassini has spotted a river valley on Titan that stretches more than 400km from its “headwaters” to a large sea. See article.
g Life - A new study has removed Ediacaran fossils from the ancestry of animals. Ediacaran fossils are the oldest large multicellular fossils and have long been a scientific mystery. See article.
g Message - Here are some moving excerpts from the written testimony submitted by Neil deGrasse Tyson, Department of Astrophysics and Hayden Planetarium, American Museum of Natural History, to the "Life in the Universe" hearings held by the House Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics in 2001.

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