Category Archives: Exoplanets and Aliens

Our continuing search for new life and (maybe) new civilizations

Trace Signals From an Alien Civilization: Not So FAST?

(From STR/AFP/Getty Images, via NPR, used w/o permission.)(China’s FAST radio telescope, another eye on the universe since 2016.) Scientists in China’s Guizhou province have been receiving radio signals from interstellar space since 2016. Three of these signals may have been … Continue reading

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Exoplanets, Iron, Evolution and Strange Geochemistry

Science stories and topics have been piling up in my ‘to do’ list for more than a year. This week, I’m catching up on what we’re learning about life here on Earth; and developments in the ongoing search for extraterrestrial … Continue reading

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Big Planet, Wide Orbit, Unsolved Mystery: b Centauri(AB)b

Scientists in Sweden, taking part in 2019’s BEAST program that used SPHERE on the VLT discovered an ‘it might be an exoplanet.’ In 2021, they got confirmation. They’d spotted an exoplanet. And SPHERE on the VLT1 has an picture of … Continue reading

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