ExoGalactic Planets to NASA’s Eye on the First Billion Years of the Universe (The Galaxy Report)

 

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It’s been a Red-Letter week in our Universe with news ranging from everything you’ll need to know about the upcoming launch of James Webb Space Telescope and a new era in human history to the black hole that defies description to new solutions to the Drake Equation and the search for extraterrestrial life.

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“Everything on a Gigantic Scale” – Alien Planet Imaged Orbiting b Centauri’s Massive Two-Star System

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“The planet in b Centauri is an alien world in an environment that is completely different from what we experience here on Earth and in our Solar System,” explains co-author Gayathri Viswanath, a researcher in exoplanet detection at Stockholm University. “It’s a harsh environment, dominated by extreme radiation, where everything is on a gigantic scale: the stars are bigger, the planet is bigger, the distances are bigger.”

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The Missing Planet to The Aliens We Are Looking For Are AI (The Galaxy Report)

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Welcome to an extraordinary catch of news from the Cosmos. Today’s stories range from Why AI Needs a Genome to Our Solar System is a Cosmic Oddity to the Quantum Experiment that Could Prove Reality Doesn’t Exist, and much more.

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How Important is Iron to the Origin of Life in the Universe?

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New research has shown that iron (Fe) can catalyze metabolic reactions without enzymes. Findings suggest that the abundant metal might have played a key role in early biochemistry before enzymes evolved. Researchers at the University of Oxford uncovered the importance of iron for the development of complex life on Earth – which also may hint at the likelihood of complex life on other planets.

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Evolution May Be a Cosmic Universal to the New Search for Alien Tech (The Galaxy Report)

 

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The Universe has showered us with amazing, thought-provoking headlines this week, from why alien hunters have spent 60 years finding new solutions for the Drake Equation to the biggest “Oh No” moment in the Solar System to humanity’s unlikely gateway to space.

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“Life is Electric” –NASA Explores Origins of Life on Earth & Beyond

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“NASA’s  ENIGMA  (Evolution of Nanomachines In Geospheres and Microbial Ancestors)  research team,” evolutionary biologist Paul Falkowski told The Daily Galaxy, “is focused on answering a single, compelling question in astrobiology: How did proteins evolve to become the predominant catalysts of life on Earth?

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