A Panicked Scientist, a Privileged Planet
Our planet’s view of the sun is critical to life, obviously, but equally critical is that it’s a shielded view.
New Geochemical Discoveries Reaffirm Earth as a Privileged Planet
Remember CHONPS — the acronym you learned in high school to remember the elements most important for life?
“Optimism” and a Lonely Planet
Adam Frank (University of Rochester) interviewed fellow astrophysicist Avi Loeb (Harvard) about the future possibility of detecting “techno-signatures” from space.
From National Geographic, New TV Series to Violate Materialist Taboo?
Neither the Earth nor the human race is allowably described as unusual, because that could suggest (shudder) intelligent design.
Medved, Richards Ask: Are We Alone in the Universe?
If life in the universe is singular, if we’re it and there is no other life, whether intelligent or otherwise, what’s the bad news about that, and what’s the good news?