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Scientist Immortalizes Johnny Depp
2013-05-16 13:08:38

Johnny Depp, actor in the upcoming Lone Ranger film, is being immortalized by one scientist who is a big fan of the Hollywood movie star.

2011-08-19 12:30:00

LONDON, Aug. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The winner of the IBC2011 International Honour for Excellence is Sir David Attenborough, in recognition of his remarkable career in television and, in particular, natural history.

2011-01-26 11:53:59

Scientists have found more evidence that life on Earth may have been seeded by material from asteroids or comets.

2009-07-21 09:10:00

Life on Earth came from other planets - So concludes a major scientific article which will appear in the inaugural issue of the online science journal, Cosmology.

2008-10-01 15:00:27

IN SHORT What: Life In Cold Blood Where: Prime When: 8.35pm, Sunday -------------------- SIR David Attenborough presents the final chapter of his epic overview of life on Earth as he transforms perceptions of cold- blooded animals in Life in Cold Blood.

2008-09-12 18:00:14

YOU'LL be wild if you miss this thrilling set of DVDs from the king of documentaries - David Attenborough. Starting tomorrow, we're giving away vouchers for this incredible 14-DVD collection - FREE.

2008-08-05 00:00:10

Musicians and scientists share their passion for fossils in a new TV series When it comes to firing the British public with enthusiasm for old rocks, few people could be better qualified than Dr Hermione Cockburn.

2005-09-07 07:30:00

Carl Sagan famously said, "We are made of star-stuff." In the last few years, discoveries have revealed how this star-stuff could have played a role in life's origin. While such findings provide hope that life is widespread in the universe, it also creates a challenge for astrobiologists searching for life on other worlds.

2004-11-29 08:42:26

Neil deGrasse Tyson, author and host of the NOVA series, "Origins, Fourteen Billion Years of Cosmic Evolution", gives a galvanizing tour of the cosmos revealing what the universe has been up to while turning part of itself into us.

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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Drake Equation -- The Drake equation (also known as the Green Bank equation) is a famous result in the speculative fields of xenobiology and the search for extraterrestrial intelligence. This equation was devised by Dr. Frank Drake in the 1960s in an attempt to estimate the number of extraterrestrial civilizations in our galaxy with which we might come in contact. The main purpose of the equation is to allow scientists to quantify the uncertainty of the factors which determine the number...

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