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Why we should search for alien artifacts in our own solar system.

There is a strong case to be made for searching for technological signatures of extraterrestrial intelligence. There is also a sound argum…

Started by Kyle Bezold

3 Apr 1, 2018
Reply by Nick Fowler

von Neumann Machines

One of the theories for extraterrestrial intelligence is that it would most likely be postbiological societies where technology is more pre…

Started by Alyssa Organ

4 Apr 1, 2018
Reply by Nick Fowler

The Role of "A.I." in the Search for Life

The search for alien life is an ongoing and continually time-consuming process. From analyzing the surface of planets/moons to detection of…

Started by Kolby Devery

1 Mar 30, 2018
Reply by Kenneth Carroll

Blog 3 - Search for life: Solar System or Exoplanets?

The search for life is a major aspect of astrobiology that many researchers are still trying to grasp the concept of, and the complexity of…

Started by Jacob Parnell

1 Mar 30, 2018
Reply by Kenneth Carroll

Alien Trash is Our Treasure

If we find extraterrestrial life, will we find it alive or dead?  Most current scientific research and science fiction revolve around disco…

Started by Dan Ericson

2 Mar 30, 2018
Reply by Mitchell Drake

Exploring a New World - 16 Psyche

16 Psyche, a protoplanet made entirely of metal will be the first deep space mission led by Arizona State University in coordination with N…

Started by Adrien Pfister

2 Mar 30, 2018
Reply by Mitchell Drake

Blog #3

Kenneth Carroll Think Deeper? Are we alone in the universe? The age-old question that humans have been asking since the emergence of intell…

Started by Kenneth Carroll

2 Mar 30, 2018
Reply by Kolby Devery

Extraterrestrial Ethics

  During class, the idea of extraterrestrial ethics was brought into discussion. The idea that alien life would have similar ethical codes…

Started by Andrei Barney

3 Mar 30, 2018
Reply by Michael Oals

discussion three: Robot morals

Morals have established the backbone of society. They set up the guidelines for how people act and interact with one another. But what is t…

Started by Christopher Jon Nelson

2 Mar 30, 2018
Reply by Michael Oals

(Blog 3) Humanity: Our own destruction

Humanity has moved forward in all technological ways; we are able to cure diseases, create usable energy, and travel the world and beyond.…

Started by Kendalyn Toomey

1 Mar 30, 2018
Reply by Kolby Devery

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Not Exactly a Blog, but a 6-word Poem

Posted by Pritha Jaipal on September 27, 2020 at 10:56am 0 Comments

 

If aliens 

existed,

I'd be happy.

It would mean 

we're not

alone;

And definitely

not some

cosmic…

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Using tried and tested methods of constructing habitats from ethnobotanical and ethnozoological useful species for self sustainability on Mars

Posted by Andrew Planet on June 26, 2020 at 8:00am 0 Comments

To maximize crop yields on Mars it would be advantageous to do away with annuals and biannuals by engineering the latter into perennials as standard. Not only would that entail far less work to grow produce as the act of replanting is made obsolete, but per given cultivated area perennials bring forth more food and materials with less demand from the soil than the equivalent of annuals.

Imagine a superfood annual such as lentils engineered into a lentil tree for which there already…

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Free astrobiology webinars for kids, summer 2020

Posted by Julia Brodsky on June 13, 2020 at 12:28pm 0 Comments

This summer, Art of Inquiry hosts free space exploration and astrobiology webinars for middle-school students and their families all over the world.



Here is a list of what was covered so far, as well as an updated schedule of webinars:

The search for life in the Universe, Dr. Alex Tsapin, JPL (retired)

The history of SETI, SETIQuest editor, Larry…

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Radiolysis-powered life

Posted by Andrew Planet on June 11, 2020 at 9:56pm 7 Comments

This paper greatly extends the possibility of what a Goldilocks zone can be.  Its no longer the Goldilocks zone as a single expanse, its the Goldilocks zones for a particular area

https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/pdf/10.1098/rsif.2016.0459

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Why we should search for alien artifacts in our own solar system.

Started by Kyle Bezold. Last reply by Nick Fowler Apr 1, 2018. 3 Replies

There is a strong case to be made for searching for technological signatures of extraterrestrial intelligence. There is also a sound argument to be made for searching for such within our own solar…Continue

von Neumann Machines

Started by Alyssa Organ. Last reply by Nick Fowler Apr 1, 2018. 4 Replies

One of the theories for extraterrestrial intelligence is that it would most likely be postbiological societies where technology is more prevalent than biology. This would require von Neumann machines…Continue

The Role of "A.I." in the Search for Life

Started by Kolby Devery. Last reply by Kenneth Carroll Mar 30, 2018. 1 Reply

The search for alien life is an ongoing and continually time-consuming process. From analyzing the surface of planets/moons to detection of exoplanets, these processes can take weeks, months, or even…Continue

Blog 3 - Search for life: Solar System or Exoplanets?

Started by Jacob Parnell. Last reply by Kenneth Carroll Mar 30, 2018. 1 Reply

The search for life is a major aspect of astrobiology that many researchers are still trying to grasp the concept of, and the complexity of the entire endeavour begs a critical question as to where…Continue

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