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First photo of Mercury from orbit and mysterious energy ribbon

6 Apr 2011, 03:38 UTC
First photo of Mercury from orbit and mysterious energy ribbon
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Welcome! "Alien Life" tracks the latest discoveries and thoughts in the various elements of the famous Drake Equation. Here's today's news:g Stars - Scientists on NASA's Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX) mission have isolated and resolved the mysterious "ribbon" of energy and particles the spacecraft discovered in the heliosphere - the huge bubble that surrounds our solar system and protects us from galactic cosmic rays. See article.g Abodes - The first spacecraft ever to circle Mercury has beamed home the first-ever photo taken of the small rocky planet from orbit, showing a stark landscape peppered with craters. See article.g Life - A team of scientists has discovered that descendants of "exploratory" butterflies that colonized new habitats differ genetically from their more cautious cousins. See article.Read this blogger’s books

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