We could not visually see life on other planets, but we might be able to detect life by radio transmissions or other means. Take for example the most interesting star in the galaxy that we know about. To quote a recent article in The Atlantic, “Astronomers have spotted a strange mess of objects whirling around a... Continue Reading →
This is a no frill video (no audio) produced by scientists, to depict just how much junk "litter" we have floating around up in space, some of it going 35,000 miles per hour. Just something to think about.
Exactly! To date, no life has been found on any other planet or meteor. We would really like to find life elsewhere, and the most likely candidates within reach would be the moons of Jupiter and Saturn. Beyond that you have to go interstellar. Since it would take hundreds or even thousands of years to... Continue Reading →
Some of my readers embrace my pessimism. Some hate it! Finding life on other planets is the Holy Grail of science. The final punch in the age-old fight between scientists and creationists. It runs deep. It would finally prove life can exist elsewhere. To date no proof exists. There are candidates right here in our own... Continue Reading →