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Titan’s polar vortex and forefather of astrobiology passes

19 Jul 2012, 12:00 UTC
Titan’s polar vortex and forefather of astrobiology passes
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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 Abodes - Observations from the Cassini spacecraft show a concentration of high-altitude haze and a vortex at Titan's south pole, indicating that the seasons are turning on the mysterious moon. See article.g Life - As organisms develop, their internal organs arrange in a consistent asymmetrical pattern - heart and stomach to the left, liver and appendix to the right. But how does this happen? See article.g Learning - The astrobiology community mourns the death of Dick Holland, treasured colleague and forefather of astrobiology. See article.g Cosmicus - When the Apollo astronauts visited the Moon, they spent only 2-3 days before returning home. The effects of long-duration exploration on the lunar surface are still unknown. Now, a team of researchers is attempting to quantify the hazards faced by humans on extended missions. See article.Get your SF book manuscript edited Amazon.com Widgets

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