From: Ray Dickenson <r.dickenson.nul> Date: Sun, 15 Sep 2013 16:01:59 +0100 Archived: Mon, 16 Sep 2013 05:39:34 -0400 Subject: The New Search For Alien Civilizations Hello List, Aeon Magazine has a nice, if wordy, article on the search for "Archeological ruins of alien civilizations" http://tinyurl.com/p3c38cp About a third of the way in it describes how today's accumulation of astro-data is permitting many folk to search for Dyson spheres, for signs of techno-structures transitting parent stars, for "Fermi bubbles" - patches of a galaxy that show higher infrared emissions than the rest which could be a sign that a civilisation is gradually transforming a galaxy as it works its way across it, for signs of large-scale asteroid mining, and to investigate `blue straggler stars' which could mark a Kardashev Type II culture trying to preserve its habitat. Interesting stuff, maybe more could be suggested? Cheers Ray D 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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