Why SETI Keeps Looking *** Posted From Centauri Dreams
The Kepler spacecraft’s field of view is superimposed on the night sky in the image above. Launched in Kepler so far has 105 confirmed planet discoveries to its credit, and has identified additional planet candidates. Credit: Carter Roberts.
Pluto as ‘Planet’ ******* Posted by Centauri Dreams
INCREDIBLE NEW PHOTOS OF PLUTO: NASA is still downloading images from the Pluto flyby two months ago. Some of the new arrivals, like this one received on Sept. are causing researchers to question what they thought they knew about the distant dwarf planet.
Habitability Index Ranks Exoplanets *** Posted from Centauri Dreams
The recent news of flowing salt water on the surface of Mars is a huge scientific discovery that vastly alters the prospects of finding alien life on the red planet. But it also tells us more about the conditions of Mars’s water – a vital and...