“Alien Habitats” –Likely Abodes of Advanced AI Machine Life (Weekend Feature)


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Earth’s current technological civilization is a model for alien-planet evolution, observed SETI Institute astronomer, Seth Shostak “But having now looked for signals for 50 years, we are going through a process of realizing the way our technology is advancing is probably a good indicator of how other civilizations – if they’re out there – would’ve progressed. Certainly what we’re looking at out there is an evolutionary moving target, If AI-powered machines evolved, we would be more likely to spot signals from them than from the “biological” life that invented them,” he added.


“Eye of Heaven” –Thoughts of China’s Astronomers on Advanced Extraterrestrial Life

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With China poised to lead the world in AI and supercomputers, astronomers  are wondering if it will also be the first advanced nation to discover extraterrestrial life? Perhaps the world’s largest single-dish radio observatory, China’s new FAST Radio Telescope –Tiyan, the “Eye of Heaven”– will provide an answer as it prepares to explore a frontier in radioastronomy — using radio waves to locate exoplanets, which may harbor extraterrestrial life.


Planet Earth Report –“CIA’s Mad Scientist to Cracks in the Cosmos”

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


“Visitor from an Alien Star” –The Sequel

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“I don’t see extraterrestrials as more speculative than dark matter or extra dimensions,” says Harvard’s Avi Loeb, who has spent much of his extraordinary career searching for alien life. “I think it’s the other way around.”


The Galaxy Report –“Alien Worlds to Are Humans a Genetic Accident?”

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Insights from the world’s leading scientists on evolution, climate change, technology and extraterrestrial life. We are the only species of the billions of species that have existed on Earth that has shown an aptitude for radios and even we failed to build one during the first 99% of our 7 million year history, says Australia National University’s Charley Lineweaver.