Giant Asteroid Impacts Created Earth’s Continents to Michio Kaku: “We’ll Make Contact with Aliens in This Century” (Planet Earth Report Weekend)

NASA Earth from Space

 

This weekend’s stories include Tony Robbins, Sergey Brin Become Robots – The Telepresence Revolution to Spruce Trees have Arrived in the Arctic Tundra a Century Ahead of Schedule, and much more.

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Building Blocks for Life Found at Milky Way’s Center to Does Light Live Forever? (The Galaxy Report Weekend)

ESO Observatories

 

This weekend’s stories range from Signals From Deep Space Contain Signs of New Physics to How to Follow the Webb’s Next Steps to Dark Galaxies Swarmed in the Early Universe, and much more.

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The Origin of Zero to What Earth’s Minerals Can Tell Us About Aliens (The Galaxy Report)

ESO Observatories

 

Today’s stories range from Could We Use the Sun’s Gravity to Find Alien Life to The Source of Mysterious Infrared Light to When Will the Milky Way’s Next Supernova Occur?

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The Fermi Paradox Revisited and Resolved?

"Unvisited" --Earth May Exist in a Galaxy of Interstellar Space-Faring Civilizations (Weekend Feature)

 

In February 2020, four distinguished astrophysicists —Jonathan Carroll-Nellenback, Adam Frank, Jason Wright, Caleb Scharfsuggested that Earth may have remained unvisited by space-faring civilizations all the while existing in a galaxy of interstellar civilizations seeded by moving stars that spread alien life, offering a solution to the perplexing Fermi paradox. They concluded that a planet-hopping civilization could populate the Milky Way in as little as 650,000 years.

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Super Earths Could Be Habitable for 80 Billion Years (The Galaxy Report)

ESO Observatories

 

Today’s stories range from Pentagon creates Anomaly Resolution Office to Enceladus’s oceans may be the right saltiness to sustain life to LHCb Ramps Up the Search for Dark Photons, and much more.

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AI Reveals Unknown Objects in Our Dust-Cloaked Galaxy (Weekend Feature)

 

Milky Way Galaxy

 

“The amount of data we are receiving from missions such as the European Space Agency GAIA telescope is staggering. We develop software to characterize the one  billion stars, but finding the unexpected becomes an impossible needle in a haystack, replied astronomer Albert Zijlstra with the of the University of Manchester and the EXPLORE project in response to an email from The Daily Galaxy asking  what new discoveries have been revealed in your current analysis of Gaia data? “Weird stars such as the recently discovered remnant of the supernova of 1181AD are hard enough to find with older data.  With the new telescopes, only machine learning will be able to find the needles that don’t look like other stars.”

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