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Extraterrestrial Life, Part 3 – Life on Other Planets

Posted by Luke H on October 25th, 2006

Although we have found more than 200 extrasolar planets, we haven’t found any rocky ones (as expected by the crudeness of our current astronomical sensors). Luckily, there are plenty of rocky planets just a few months flight-time away from Earth. The two most likely candidates for human settlement are Mars and Venus. Mars is fairly [...]