Friday, March 29, 2013

How gas giants form

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 theoretical model is providing clues to how the gas giant planets in our solar system - Jupiter and Saturn - might have formed and evolved. See article.
g Message - Book alert: In “Are We Alone in the Cosmos? The Search for Alien Contact in the New Millenium,” edited by Byron Preiss and Ben Bova, major scientists involved in the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence, explain their work and reveal their thoughts. Joining them are some of the best speculative thinkers, from Arthur C. Clarke and Isaac Asimov to Gregory Benford, who address the major philosophical questions involved. See reviews.
g Cosmicus - Comet 2013 A1 (Siding Spring) will make a very close approach to Mars in October 2014. See article.

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