Electrical Activity -Is It a Key Indicator of Extraterrestrial Life?

Physicists from the University of Granada and University of Valencia, analyzing data sent by the Huygens probe from Titan, have “unequivocally” proved that there is natural electrical activity on Titan, the largest of Saturn’s moons. The world scientist community believes that the probability of organic molecules, precursors of life, being formed is higher on planets or moons which have an atmosphere with electrical storms.

 

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Most Distant Black Hole Ever Observed

Astronomers using ESO’s Very Large Telescope have detected a stellar-mass black hole much farther away than any other previously known in a spiral galaxy called NGC 300, six million light-years from Earth. With a mass above fifteen times that of the Sun and joined with a star that will soon become a supernova, then a black hole itself. This is also the second most massive stellar-mass black hole ever found.

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The Unsolved Mystery of DNA’s Telepathic Communication (A Galaxy Classic)

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DNA has been found to have a bizarre ability to put itself together, even at a distance, when according to known science it shouldn’t be able to. The explanation: None, at least not yet.

 

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Were Comets “Incubators” of Life on Earth? New Research Points to “Yes”

Red_comet It  is widely believed among planetary scientists that carbon dioxide, not ammonia and methane, dominated Earth’s earliest atmosphere.  The primal, early conditions, essentially Earth as a molten ball with an atmosphere of carbon dioxide, nitrogen, and other volcanic emissions may not have favored widespread synthesis of organic molecules.

 

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NASA Astronaut Dan Barry on the Future of Space Robotics

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