20Feb/19

February 20, 2019 updates

Breakthrough Propulsion Study https://www.centauri-dreams.org/2019/02/15/breakthrough-propulsion-study/ Stellar spectroscopy in the near-infrared with a laser frequency comb https://www.osapublishing.org/optica/abstract.cfm?uri=optica-6-2-233 Multiverse Predictions for Habitability: Number of Habitable Planets https://arxiv.org/abs/1902.06784 Tropical and Extratropical General Circulation with a Meridional

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18Feb/19

February 18, 2019 updates

Introduction to the SETI program, criticalities and future strategies http://sait.oats.inaf.it/MSAIt890318/PDF/2018MmSAI..89..316M.pdf Water MASER emission: a powerful diagnostic tool for the search of extra-terrestrial life http://sait.oats.inaf.it/MSAIt890318/PDF/2018MmSAI..89..413C.pdf Cargoism and Scientific Justification in the Search for

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14Feb/19

February 14, 2019 updates

Earth First Origins Project Seeks To Replicate the Cradle of Life https://news.rpi.edu/content/2019/02/14/earth-first-origins-project-seeks-replicate-cradle-life The survivability of planetary systems in young and dense star clusters https://arxiv.org/abs/1902.04652 A limited habitable zone for complex life https://arxiv.org/abs/1902.04720

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12Feb/19

February 12, 2019 updates

NASA minimizes threat of JWST delay from shutdown https://spacenews.com/nasa-minimizes-threat-of-jwst-delay-from-shutdown/ New NASA Team Tackles Next Challenges in Detecting Life Beyond Earth https://www.nasa.gov/feature/ames/new-nasa-team-tackles-next-challenges-in-detecting-life-beyond-earth The Network for Life Detection https://www.nfold.org/ The Laboratory for Agnostic Biosignatures

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11Feb/19

February 11, 2019 updates

Exo-Astrosociology and the Search for Technosignatures http://www.astrosociology.org/Library/PDF/JPass–Exo-AstrosociologyAndTechnosignatures.pdf Some Assembly Required: Giant Next-Generation Space Telescopes Could Be Built Off Earth https://www.space.com/43273-building-big-space-observatories-off-earth.html Is Earth special? https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0012825218306524 Speeding past planets? Asteroids radiatively propelled by giant

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07Feb/19

February 7, 2019 updates

Comment on “the ultimate limits of the relativistic rocket equation. The Planck photon rocket” https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0094576518317818 Interlocking, reconfigurable, reconstitutable, reformable cell-based system with nested ring structures https://patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/64/69/b3/34ca612390a3af/US20190023419A1.pdf Interlocking, reconfigurable, reconstitutable, reformable cell-based space

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