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  • Similar, But Different: Huygens Probe Unlocks Another Planet in Our Solar System

    Similar, But Different: Huygens Probe Unlocks Another Planet in Our Solar System

    January 20, 2005 | Article

    With the successful landing of the European Space Agency’s Huygens probe on Saturn’s moon Titan, we can now bring the number of bodies in the solar system that have been landed on by a spacecraft up to four.
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  • ET Visitors: Scientists See High Likelihood

    January 14, 2005 | Article

    A team of American scientists note that recent astrophysical discoveries suggest we should find ourselves in the midst of one or more extraterrestrial civilizations.
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  • Quantum Astronomy: A Cosmic-Scale Double-Slit Experiment

    January 13, 2005 | Article

    This is the final article in a series of four articles each with a separate explanation of different quantum phenomena. Each article is a piece of a mosaic, so every one is needed to understand the final explanation of the quantum astronomy experiment we
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  • Finding Other Worlds

    January 06, 2005 | Article

    Since the 1992 announcement of pulsar planets by Alex Wolszczan, more than 130 giant (Jupiter and Saturn size) planets in orbit about nearby stars have been discovered using ground-based telescopes.
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  • The New and Improved SETI

    December 30, 2004 | Article

    Despite all the difficulties that beset it (mostly connected with funding), SETI is currently experiencing a paroxysm of creative ferment. The new year is sure to be memorable, as glossy new instruments come on-line. SETI is about to seriously crank up it
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  • Splash, Thud, or Whimper? Cassini's Huygens Probe Rendezvous with Titan

    December 23, 2004 | Article

    On December 24th, 2004, at 7:08 PM Pacific Standard Time, the Cassini spacecraft will release a probe that has hitched a ride all the way from Earth out to Saturn.
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  • Sharing SETI: A Personal Book List

    December 09, 2004 | Article

    As the holiday season approaches, book lists fill the entertainment sections of newspapers: fiction and non-fiction, prize winners of all sorts, the ubiquitous coffee-table large-format illustrated tomes, and children’s literature. For me, it’s always a t
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  • What Do You Say to An Extraterrestrial?

    December 02, 2004 | Article

    Forget about sending mathematical relationships, the value of pi, or musical arpeggios. Transmit the World Wide Web.
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  • Quantum Astronomy: The Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle

    November 18, 2004 | Article

    This is the second article in a series of four articles each with a separate explanation of different quantum phenomena. Each article is a piece of a mosaic, so every one is needed to understand the final explanation of the quantum astronomy experiment we
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  • Quantum Astronomy: The Double Slit Experiment

    November 11, 2004 | Article

    This is a series of four articles each with a separate explanation of different phenomena. Each of the four articles is a piece of a mosaic and so every one is needed to understand the final explanation of the quantum astronomy experiment we will be propo
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