From: UFO UpDates - Toronto <post.nul> Date: Thu, 17 May 2012 08:13:59 -0400 Archived: Thu, 17 May 2012 08:13:59 -0400 Subject: 6 Most Likely Places To Find Alien Life Source: Space.Com http://www.space.com/15702-alien-life-solar-system-places.html Date: 16 May 2012 The 6 Most Likely Places To Find Alien Life by Seth Shostak, Senior Astronomer, SETI Institute Let's be upfront about this: We still don't have hard-nosed evidence for any life that's not of this Earth. That fact hasn't changed since the time of Aristotle. But unlike that gifted Greek, a lot of folks today think proof of alien biology could grace the next news cycle. After all, astronomers have recently uncovered thousands of new planets; space agencies have relentlessly hurled hardware at dozens of solar system targets; and SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) scientists continue to build new equipment for tuning in ET's radio chatter. Research budgets may be low, but expectations are high. Among the long list of locales where we might uncover life-as-we- don't-know-it, which are my favorites? In other words, where do I think we'll first find bits of self-organized chemistry that would forever =96 forever =96 be Exhibit A in our argument that life is a cosmic infection, rather than something extraordinarily rare or even unique? Listed below are my top six picks for your consideration and possible contention [More at site... thanks to Diana Cammack for the lead] Listen to 'Strange Days... Indeed' - The PodCast At: http://www.virtuallystrange.net/ufo/sdi/program/ These contents above are copyright of the author and UFO UpDates - Toronto. They may not be reproduced without the express permission of both parties and are intended for educational use only.
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