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New technique may advance search for alien life

New technique may advance search for alien life | Extraterrestrial Intelligence | Scoop.it
Astronomers, including one of Indian-origin, have developed a new technique that could help detect the telltale chemical signs of extraterrestrial life in the atmosphere of an alien world.
The new technique, developed by University of Washington,
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This article looks at the science behind determining whether water is a possibility on exoplanets, which would help make life possible.

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HowStuffWorks "How SETI Works"

HowStuffWorks "How SETI Works" | Extraterrestrial Intelligence | Scoop.it
SETI is the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence, and it's dedicated to discovering signals sent to Earth from far, far away. Find out what would happen if an extraterrestrial were to make contact.
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This is really easy to understand info.  How Stuff Works is all about making any topic accessible to anyone.

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Nasa eyes Europa: Could the oceans of Jupiter's moon be hiding extraterrestrial life?

Nasa eyes Europa: Could the oceans of Jupiter's moon be hiding extraterrestrial life? | Extraterrestrial Intelligence | Scoop.it
We’ve yet to find definitive evidence of life on Mars but for Nasa the search is continuing further afield. In its latest budget request the US space agency set aside funds to explore a mission to Jupiter’s moon Europa, often described as one of the solar system’s best bets for hosting alien life.
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Does the fact that NASA invests in searching for extraterrestrial intelligence give the idea credibility, or are they just wasting taxpayers' money?

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