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Scientists start watching the skies for aliens after major breakthrough

Scientists start watching the skies for aliens after major breakthrough

15.2.2020

Scientists start watching the skies for aliens after major breakthrough

'Determining whether we are alone in the universe as technologically capable life is among the most compelling questions in science'

Nasa's groundbreaking decade of space exploration: In pictures 1/10 Mystic Mountain, a pillar of gas and dust standing at three-light-years tall, bursting with jets of gas flom fledgling stars buried within, was captured by Nasa's Hubble Space Telelscope in February 2010 Nasa/ESA/STScI 2/10 The first ever selfie taken on an alien planet, captured by Nasa's Curiosity Rover in the early days of its mission to explore Mars in 2012 Nasa/JPL-Caltech/MSSS 3/10 Death of a star: This image from Nasa's Chandra X-ray telescope shows the supernova of Tycho, a star in our Milky Way galaxy Nasa 4/10 Arrokoth, the most distant object ever explored, pictured here on 1 January 2019 by a camera on Nasa's New Horizons spaceraft at a distance of 4.1 billion miles from Earth Getty 5/10 An image of the Large Magellanic Cloud galaxy seen in infrared light by the Herschel Space Observatory in January 2012. Regions of space such as this are where new stars are born from a mixture of elements and cosmic dust Nasa 6/10 The first ever image of a black hole, captured by the Event Horizon telescope, as part of a global collaboration involving Nasa, and released on 10 April 2019. The image reveals the black hole at the centre of Messier 87, a massive galaxy in the nearby Virgo galaxy cluster. This black hole resides about 54 million light-years from Earth Getty 7/10 Pluto, as pictured by Nasa's New Horizons spacecraft as it flew over the dwarf planet for the first time ever in July 2015 Nasa/APL/SwRI 8/10 A coronal mass ejection as seen by the Chandra Observatory in 2019. This is the first time that Chandra has detected this phenomenon from a star other than the Sun Nasa 9/10 Dark, narrow, 100 meter-long streaks running downhill on the surface Mars were believed to be evidence of contemporary flowing water. It has since been suggested that they may instead be formed by flowing sand Nasa/JPL/University of Arizona 10/10 Morning Aurora: Nasa astronaut Scott Kelly captured this photograph of the green lights of the aurora from the International Space Station in October 2015 Nasa/Scott Kelly 1/10 Mystic Mountain, a pillar of gas and dust standing at three-light-years tall, bursting with jets of gas flom fledgling stars buried within, was captured by Nasa's Hubble Space Telelscope in February 2010 Nasa/ESA/STScI 2/10 The first ever selfie taken on an alien planet, captured by Nasa's Curiosity Rover in the early days of its mission to explore Mars in 2012 Nasa/JPL-Caltech/MSSS 3/10 Death of a star: This image from Nasa's Chandra X-ray telescope shows the supernova of Tycho, a star in our Milky Way galaxy Nasa 4/10 Arrokoth, the most distant object ever explored, pictured here on 1 January 2019 by a camera on Nasa's New Horizons spaceraft at a distance of 4.1 billion miles from Earth Getty 5/10 An image of the Large Magellanic Cloud galaxy seen in infrared light by the Herschel Space Observatory in January 2012. Regions of space such as this are where new stars are born from a mixture of elements and cosmic dust Nasa 6/10 The first ever image of a black hole, captured by the Event Horizon telescope, as part of a global collaboration involving Nasa, and released on 10 April 2019. The image reveals the black hole at the centre of Messier 87, a massive galaxy in the nearby Virgo galaxy cluster. This black hole resides about 54 million light-years from Earth Getty 7/10 Pluto, as pictured by Nasa's New Horizons spacecraft as it flew over the dwarf planet for the first time ever in July 2015 Nasa/APL/SwRI 8/10 A coronal mass ejection as seen by the Chandra Observatory in 2019. This is the first time that Chandra has detected this phenomenon from a star other than the Sun Nasa 9/10 Dark, narrow, 100 meter-long streaks running downhill on the surface Mars were believed to be evidence of contemporary flowing water. It has since been suggested that they may instead be formed by flowing sand Nasa/JPL/University of Arizona 10/10 Morning Aurora: Nasa astronaut Scott Kelly captured this photograph of the green lights of the aurora from the International Space Station in October 2015 Nasa/Scott Kelly SETI scientists plan to develop a system that will"piggyback" on the Very Large Array (VLA) telescope based in Mexico and provide data to their technosignature search system. Dr Beasley added:"As the VLA conducts its usual scientific observations, this new system will allow for an additional and important use for the data we're already collecting." Read more AI could trick us into thinking we have found aliens, scientists warn Life forms, whether intelligent or not, can produce detectable indicators such as large amounts of oxygen, smaller amounts of methane, and a variety of other chemicals, the experts said. So in addition, scientists are also developing computer models to simulate extraterrestrial environments that can help support future searches for habitable planets and life beyond the solar system. Victoria Meadows, principal investigator for Nasa's Virtual Planetary Laboratory at the University of Washington, which studies to detect exoplanetary habitability, said:"Upcoming telescopes in space and on the ground will have the capability to observe the atmospheres of Earth-sized planets orbiting nearby cool stars, so it's important to understand how best to recognise signs of habitability and life on these planets. "These computer models will help us determine whether an observed planet is more or less likely to support life." Meanwhile, SETI's Breakthrough Listen Initiative, which launched in 2015 to"listen" for signals of alien life, has released nearly two petabytes of data from the most comprehensive survey yet of radio emissions from the plane of the Milky Way galaxy and the region around its central black hole. The organisation is now inviting the public to search the data, gathered from various telescopes around the world, and look for signals from intelligent civilisations. Scientists hope that citizen scientists will be able to find interesting things in the data – whether that is unknown natural phenomena, or something even more unexpected, such as alien life. “Since Breakthrough Listen’s initial data release last year, we have doubled what is available to the public,” said Breakthrough Listen’s lead system administrator, Matt Lebofsky. “It is our hope that these data sets will reveal something new and interesting, be it other intelligent life in the universe or an as-yet-undiscovered natural astronomical phenomenon.” Yuri Milner, an entrepreneur and founder of the Breakthrough initiative, said:"For the whole of human history, we had a limited amount of data to search for life beyond Earth. "So, all we could do was speculate. "Now, as we are getting a lot of data, we can do real science and, with making this data available to general public, so can anyone who wants to know the answer to this deep question." The initiatives and strategies in expanding the search for were presented at the the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in Seattle. Additional reporting by agencies Read more: The Independent

The second coming ? You are right certainly they won’t visit the UK, we are not so keen on immigrants from our own planet let alone a bunch on extra terrestrials. Ha...ha...ha... who would want to come here ?🤪 Die hebben het Corona virus alvast vooruit gestuurd BS!!! I'm sure they'll do their best to avoid being discovered. They are too far ahead of us in terms of evolution, they don't want contact with us, at least while we have leaders like Trump, Bolsonaro, Boris...

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Vietnam accused of teaching young people that being gay is a ‘disease’Government has ignored laws intended to prevent stigma, discrimination and bullying, Human Rights Watch claims Wait, are you saying their culture is wrong and we should impose our imperialistic values on them? ah well, if hrw says so, Having lived there for 7 years and had several gay and trans employees, this simply doesn't reflect the reality there at all. In common with most of South-east Asia, there is a long history of tolerance of both homosexuality and trans people.

When Harry Met Sally almost didn't star Meg Ryan and Billy CrystalThe Valentine's Day must-watch almost looked very different zzzzzz

'Boris Johnson is the ringmaster and the showman' - Telegraph readers on week's top stories'Boris Johnson is the ring-master and the showman' - Telegraph readers on week's top stories My favourite story of the week came in right at the end. It’s the one in the FT today about how WH Smith’s have moved out of the “News” section and into it’s rightful place with the comics. Ayuda a salvar a Julian Assange!!!!📖 Hes a charlie Cairolli wannabe hiding a dark soul



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