“Wrong?” –The Drake Equation: ‘Eclipsed in Fame Only By Einstein’s E=mc2

ESO Observatories Chile

 

“The spreading of intelligent life from one star system to another would probably not appeal to truly intelligent creatures,” says Frank Drake, former Director of the Carl Sagan Center for the Study of Life in the Universe, and creator of The Drake Equation that revolutionized the search for intelligent life in the cosmos.

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Planet Earth Report –“Magnetic Field Almost Collapsed to NASA’s Alien Moon Rock”

Earth from the ISS

 

The “Planet Earth Report” connects you to headline news on the science, technology, discoveries, and events changing our planet and the future of the human species.

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“Interstellar Rock or God-Like Alien Technology?” –Doubts About ‘Oumuamua’ Visit Linger

Oumuamua Interstellar Object

 

“AI does not hate you, nor does it love you, but you are made out of atoms which it can use for something else. —Eliezer Yudkowsky, research fellow, Machine Intelligence Research Institute. “Within the next 50 or 100 years, an AI might know more than the entire population of the planet. At that point, AI will control almost every connected device on the planet — will somehow rise in status to become more like a god, according to the leading experts on the future of artificial intelligence.”

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NASA’s New “Fermi Guide” to Advanced Alien Life (Weekend Feature)

 

Alien Technology

 

This past December 2018 an exciting event took place: NASA researcher Silvano Colombano, who works for the agency’s Ames Research Center in Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, published a white paper that Enrico Fermi would have given a rave review titled “New Assumptions to Guide SETI Research.” In short, the document was a fresh look at the Fermi Paradox that attempts to answer the eternal human question: Are we alone? Where is evidence of another advanced civilization?

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Planet Earth Report –“Earth in Collision, Maxwell’s Demon, China’s Alien Technology”

Earth from Space

 

The “Planet Earth Report” connects you to headline news on the science, technology, discoveries, and events changing our planet and the future of the human species.

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“Globular Cluster Opportunity” –Harbors Milky Way’s Oldest Known Planet  

 

Antares Region

 

“Although the closest habitable planet might orbit a red dwarf star, the closest one we can easily prove to be life-bearing might orbit a white dwarf,” said astronomer Avi Loeb in 2013. A theorist at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) and director of the Institute for Theory and Computation, Loeb added: “In the quest for extraterrestrial biological signatures, the first stars we study should be white dwarfs. Even dying stars could host planets with life – and if such life exists, we might be able to detect it within the next decade.”

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