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Super Earths or Mini-Neptunes?

20 Feb 2013, 12:26 UTC
Super Earths or Mini-Neptunes?
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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 - A new study suggests that super-Earth planets might be unlikely to ever become truly Earth-like. These worlds may be more like mini-Neptunes See article.g Intelligence - Scientists have simulated 25,000 generations of evolution within computers, providing new insight into the evolution of complexity. The study could also have implications for the future of artificial intelligence. See article.g Aftermath - Book alert: In “Cosmic Company,” Seth Shostak and Alex Barnett ponder the possibility of aliens visiting the Earth, as well as the consequences of receiving a signal from the cosmos proving we're neither alone, nor the most intelligent life forms. They explain why scientists think life might exist on other worlds, and how we might contact it. Shostak and Barnett, experienced writers of popular astronomy, provide an accessible overview of the science and technology behind the search for life in the universe. See reviews.Get your SF book manuscript edited Amazon.com Widgets

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