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There could be Intelliengent life 26 light years away

by scott1
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scott1
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Feb20-06, 10:01 PM
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http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/st...713604,00.html
A yellow-orange sun called Chara 26 light years from Earth has been identified by scientists as one of the most likely sources of intelligent alien civilisation in the universe.
Here's another article
Of an initial 17,129 'habitable stellar systems' that astronomer Margaret Turnbull, of the Carnegie Institution of Washington, and her colleagues published in 2003, Turnbull has selected a handful of stars that she considers her best bets.
http://science.monstersandcritics.co...raterrestrials

I'am not sure if there would be aliens there but it better then nothing.I wonder if seti has looked at this star yet.
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tribdog
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Feb20-06, 10:18 PM
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lol, they looked at 120,000 stars and picked one as the most likely place to find intelligent life in the Universe.
That's like me going into my backyard and picking up a grain of sand and saying it is the most perfect grain of sand on earth.
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Feb20-06, 10:50 PM
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After a two year hunt for "habitable zones", or regions in far away solar systems where planets would enjoy the perfect conditions for life, Chara is one of five stars named as promising hotspots for life.
A very thorough search indeed eh tribdog?

tribdog
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Feb20-06, 11:09 PM
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There could be Intelliengent life 26 light years away

I don't have the words to describe my hate for this study posing as serious science. "Habitable zones" "perfect conditions for life"??? we keep being suprised by the places life pops up here on earth
120,000 stars that's barely half the stars in the universe right?
AlphaNumeric
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Feb21-06, 02:17 AM
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Quote Quote by tribdog
120,000 stars that's barely half the stars in the universe right?
If 120,000 is about half of trillion trillion (in the visible universe alone!)


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