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How long-duration space travel affects living organisms and the fictional alien seaswallower

24 Dec 2011, 20:19 UTC
How long-duration space travel affects living organisms and the fictional alien seaswallower
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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 - What is the potential habitability of Ez Aquarii ABC, a star about 11 light years from Earth? See article.g Abodes - Earth's magnetic field has flipped its polarity many times throughout history. Based on geologic and fossil records, it seems that such a polarity reversal would have no dramatic effects for life on Earth. See article.g Cosmicus - New research shows that in space, a microscopic worm develops from egg to adulthood in the same way as it does on Earth. The results could help astrobiologists understand how long-duration space travel affects living organisms. See article.g Imagining - In Prof. Joan Slonczewski’s “Biology 103: Biology in Science Fiction” class at Kenyon College, her students, using astrobiological principles, attempted to create a number of plausible alien civilizations and worlds as a class project. Here’s one, called the seaswallower.Get your SF book manuscript edited Amazon.com Widgets

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