Posts made in April, 2015

UA, ASU teams to search for alien life

Posted By on Apr 25, 2015

Article appeared in the Arizona Daily Star: April 22, 2015 7:29 pm  •  By Tom Beal  “I think we’re going to have strong indications of life beyond Earth within a decade, and I think we’re going to have definitive evidence within 20 to 30 years.” — Ellen Stofan, NASA chief scientist, April 7 As NASA beefs up its search for life elsewhere, it has selected two teams of astronomers, planetary scientists and...

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NASA’s NExSS Coalition to Lead Search for Life on Distant Worlds NASA is bringing together experts spanning a variety of scientific fields for an unprecedented initiative dedicated to the search for life on planets outside our solar system. The Nexus for Exoplanet System Science, or “NExSS”, hopes to better understand the various components of an exoplanet, as well as how the planet stars and neighbor planets interact to support life....

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