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Using Pollution To Locate Extraterrestrial Life

Using Pollution To Locate Extraterrestrial Life

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Industrial pollution could help in the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI), claim Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) researchers who have started looking for...

Latest SEARCH FOR EXTRATERRESTRIAL INTELLIGENCE Stories

2014-06-12 23:02:11

Arecibo and NASA Scientists using Earth-based radar have produced sharp views of a recently-discovered asteroid as it slid safely past our planet. Taken on June 8, 2014, the new views of asteroid 2014 HQ124 are some of the most detailed images of a near-Earth asteroid ever obtained with Arecibo Observatory and Goldstone Solar System Radar. Arecibo, Puerto Rico (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 On Sunday, June 8, 2014, asteroid 2014 HQ124 safely passed Earth a little over three times the distance from...

New Projects Look To Ramp Up The Search For Intelligent ETs
2014-05-22 12:11:50

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI) has been a long yet relatively quiet one. First discussed in 1896 when famed inventor Nikola Tesla claimed that his wireless electrical transmission system could potentially be used to contact beings on Mars, scientists have continually developed increasingly sophisticated instruments over the years to reach out to intelligent life in the cosmos. While we know today that there...

we are not ready for alien contact
2014-05-07 08:28:33

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Man has been looking to the stars and asking the question, "Are we alone?" for as long as recorded history. From H. G. Well's 1897 novel, The War of the Worlds, to the CW's new show, Star Crossed, we have wondered if, and when, aliens might make contact. But perhaps we are asking the wrong question. Gabriel G. de la Torre from the University of Cadiz believes we should be asking, "Are we ready?" The SETI was made famous by Carl...

2014-02-17 16:20:47

The third book in the SETI Trilogy, "SETI, Conception" and the anthology of all three books, "The SETI Trilogy," have just been released and published on Kindle, Nook, and the Apple iBookstore PRESCOTT VALLEY, Ariz., Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JUST PUBLISHED. Author Frederick Fichman has just released and published two new books available on Amazon Kindle, Barnes & Noble Nook and Apple iBookstore. "SETI, Conception," the third and final book in The SETI Trilogy, is a story...

UK Launches SETI Network
2013-07-06 04:47:37

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online To promote academic research in the UK relating to the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI), a new network has been launched. Academics from 11 institutions across the UK are being brought together by the UK SETI Research Network (UKSRN), whose Patron is the Royal Astronomer, Professor Martin Rees. The network covers a wide range of diverse topics, including potential methods for detecting signals, the linguistic challenge...

2013-06-27 23:47:45

Louis Del Monte’s webisode references studies and views from prominent physicists to help inquisitive viewers draw their own conclusions. Minneapolis, Minnesota (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 The controversial discussion about extraterrestrial existence has been a pop culture argument for decades. In his newest two-part webisode, “Are Aliens and UFOs Real?” author, physicist and CEO, Louis A. Del Monte shares his views, as well as those of other physicists and legitimate researchers. In part...

PayPal Galactic Will Offer Currency Transactions In Space And Beyond
2013-06-27 06:41:34

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As space tourism quickly gains acceptance, with companies like Virgin Galactic paving the way for ordinary humans to venture into a realm previously only available to specially trained men and women, PayPal wants to be there to allow transactions to continue as they do here on terra firma. It has been nearly fifteen years since PayPal spread its wings, looking to become a global currency – building the first money transfer and...

SETI Scientist Will Lead NASA Next-Gen Successor To Kepler Mission
2013-04-21 05:19:51

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A SETI Institute scientist has been chosen to lead the design, development and operations of the data processing center for NASA´s next-generation successor to the Kepler Mission, the Mountain View, California-based organization announced on Friday. Jon M. Jenkins, a senior researcher at the Carl Sagan Center of the SETI Institute, will oversee operations of the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) Mission´s Data...

Alien Planets And The Search For Intelligent Life
2013-02-08 13:36:28

[ Watch the Podcast: The Search For Alien Life With Guest Dr. Eric Mamajek (Part 3): Your Universe Today Podcast ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A group of astronomers have determined through NASA Kepler mission data that less than one in a million stars in the Milky Way galaxy could have intelligent life. The University of California, Berkeley team used the Green Bank Telescope in West Virginia to look for intelligent radio signals from planets around 86 of...


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