Are planets orbiting red dwarf stars the abodes for life that we hope they are? New research suggests that we shouldn’t visit without a radiation suit.
If two civilisations can detect the transits of each other’s planets, will that increase the likelihood that they’ll communicate?
What role do plate tectonics play in making planets habitable?
New research claims that are at least 36 communicating species in the Galaxy, but do the numbers add up?
SETI has had many false alarms throughout its history, but when they occur they can be a benefit to our search for ET.
The discovery of the closest-known black hole to the Solar System has implications for astrophysics, cosmology and SETI.
Toby Ord’s book, The Precipice, is an outstanding look at the existential risks facing humanity, and what we might do to avoid them.
This smart little primer on SETI focuses on the Fermi paradox, as Wade Roush asks, are we looking at the problem in the right way?
Should scientists be addressing the ethical concerns of accidentally contaminating the other worlds in our Solar System with Earthly microbes?
What can trying to speak to dolphins, Information Theory and Shannon entropy teach us about the potential complexity of hypothetical extraterrestrial communication?
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