Thursday, December 13, 2012

Venus’ volcanic eruptions

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 - Six years of observations by the European Space Agency's Venus Express have shown large changes in the sulphur dioxide content of the planet's atmosphere, and one intriguing possible explanation is volcanic eruptions. See article.
g Life - Scientists have discovered that water transforms into a previously unknown structure between a liquid and a vapor when in contact with alcohol molecules containing long, only chains. The findings could have implications in understanding numerous biological processes. See article.
g Intelligence - Did different species of early humans interbreed and produce offspring of mixed ancestry? See article.

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