Astronomy, Extrasolar Planets
14 Jun , 2018 by Matt Williams
In a series of new studies, a pair of French researchers tackle the question of how many people would need to be sent on an interstellar journey to ensure that a healthy crew arrives.
Astronomy, Extrasolar Planets, Extraterrestrial
13 Jun , 2018 by Matt Williams
In a new study, astrophysicist Hector Socas-Navarro proposes searching for aliens by looking for signs of dense satellite rings around planets – aka. Clarke Belts.
Climate, Extrasolar Planets, Extraterrestrial
11 Jun , 2018 by Matt Williams
Addressing the Fermi Paradox, a team of researchers recently conducted a study predicts whether or not Climate Change may be what determines the fate of civilizations.
Astronomy, Extrasolar Planets, Habitability
7 Jun , 2018 by Matt Williams
Using over a decade of data collected by the Chandra X-ray observatory, a new study indicates that the Alpha Centauri system could be hospitable to life.
Astrobiology, Extrasolar Planets, Radio Astronomy, SETI
5 Jun , 2018 by Paul Patton
The ‘Language in the Cosmos’ symposium Three times in October, 2017 researchers turned a powerful radar telescope near Tromsø, Norway towards an invisibly faint star in the constellation Canis Minor (the small dog) and beamed a coded message into space in an attempt to signal an alien civilization. This new attempt to find other intelligent […]
Extrasolar Planets, Technology
14 May , 2018 by Matt Williams
A new study by a UK scientists takes a look at the different means of interstellar travel, and considers the pros and cons of each.
Astronomy, Extrasolar Planets, TRAPPIST-1
3 May , 2018 by Matt Williams
According to a new study by a team of Columbia University’s Cool Worlds Lab, one of the TRAPPIST-1 planets had a large iron core, which could have immense implications for its habitability.
Astronomy, Extrasolar Planets, TESS
25 Apr , 2018 by Matt Williams
According to a new study, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite is estimated to find over 4000 planets during its first two-year mission
23 Apr , 2018 by Matt Williams
An international team of scientists has developed the DARKNESS camera, which will allow astronomers to directly study planets around nearby stars.
Extrasolar Planets, Extraterrestrial, Proxima b
19 Apr , 2018 by Matt Williams
According to two new papers submitted by a Harvard Professor and an independent scientists, extra-terrestrials might have a hard time getting out into space.
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