Friday, April 05, 2013

A new third-closest star system

Welcome! "Alien Life" tracks the latest discoveries and thoughts in the various elements of the famous Drake Equation. Here's today's news:
g Stars - Scientists have reported that a newly discovered binary star system is the third-closest star system to the Sun. In fact, the brown dwarf stars are the closest star system discovered since 1916. See article.
g Abodes - Mysterious dense bodies outside the Solar System which have puzzled astronomers for quite a while may in fact be remnants of Neptune-like planets which went too close to their Sun and got compressed. See article.
g Message - Could intelligent beings in another solar system have hidden their sun by knocking their planets apart and using the pieces to build a hollow ball around their sun? Find out more about “Dyson Spheres”.

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