Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Layer of liquefied molten rock in Earth's mantle discovered

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 - Scientists have discovered a layer of liquefied molten rock in Earth's mantle. This magma layer could act as a lubricant for our planet's tectonic plates. See article.
g Life - Scientists have uncovered new information about Earth's early oceans during a period of time that was critical to the evolution of complex life. See article.
g Message - An idea to send radar signal with Morse code to the Venus and to receive echo in order to test and to demonstrate the first Evpatoria Planetary Radar was suggested and implemented in 1962 by three scientists from Institute of Radio Engineering and Electronics in the former Soviet Union. While this transmission was not proper Interstellar Radio Message, it was its forerunner. See article. For related article, see “Report on Cosmic Call 1999”.

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