Last Week’s Top 5 Space & Science Headlines –“Masks of Earth to Jupiter’s Possible Lifeform”

 

Jupiter's Great Red Spot

 

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“Everything Goes Haywire” –Setting the Stage for the Big Bang

Cosmic Inflation at Big Bang

 

Reheating was an insane time, when everything went haywire,” says David Kaiser, the Germeshausen Professor of the History of Science and professor of physics at MIT about the explosive phase just before the Big Bang of cosmic inflation, which lasted less than a trillionth of a second.

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“The Yeti” –A Monster Galaxy Accidentally Discovered at Dawn of the Universe

Yeti Galaxy

 

Astronomers accidentally discovered the a faint light shimmering blob of a monster galaxy cloaked in dust in the early universe that has never been seen before. Like a cosmic Yeti, the scientific community generally regarded these galaxies as folklore, given the lack of evidence of their existence, but astronomers in the United States and Australia managed to snap a picture of the beast for the first time.
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Odds That There has Never Been Another Civilization in the Universe –“One in Ten Billion Trillion” –A Joe Rogan Interview

 

“Whether we’re alone in the universe depends on whether alien societies overcame the climate change their advances created, says astrophysicist Adam Frank at the University of Rochester who argues that argues that we have never been in a better position to answer question of are we alone , thanks to a revolution in our knowledge gained by powerful telescopes like Hubble and space probes like Voyager. Indeed, the chances that there has never been another civilization in the universe are as low as one in ten billion trillion. But whether there is still one out there today is a more complicated question.” (more…)

Advanced Alien Life –“May Be a Billion Years Old, With Technology Beyond Matter”

 

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“I think it very likely – in fact, inevitable – that biological intelligence is only a transitory phenomenon… If we ever encounter extraterrestrial intelligence, I believe it is very likely to be postbiological in nature, writes Arizona State’s Paul Davies in The Eerie SilenceWorld renowned experts from physicist Sir Martin Rees of Cambridge University to astrobiologist Davies have asked that if we were to encounter alien technology far superior to our own, would we even realize what it was. A technology a million or more years in advance of ours would appear miraculous.

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