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Gliese 581

Astronomers Discover 'Most Earth-Like' Planet Yet

Posted 07.19.2011 | Green


Christianity And Extraterrestrial Life: Are The Gliesans Going To Hell?

Karl Giberson, Ph.D | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Karl Giberson, Ph.D

In the Young Earth Creationist worldview, the sin of Adam affected more than just the Earth. "The Bible makes it clear that Adam's sin affected the whole universe," says Ham. "This means that any aliens would also be affected by Adam's sin."

GJ 581g: Cool Planets Are Hard to Find

Patricia Draznin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Patricia Draznin

Do we really need to search the universe for other planets? Or maybe we're just being human, exploring the unknown, and most of all want to give them a better name, such as American Express Land.

A Planet Someone Might Call Home

Seth Shostak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Seth Shostak

Researchers using the Keck telescope in Hawaii have found a planet that could, at least in principle, be awash in oceans and blanketed with an atmosphere. Mind you, this isn't Earth's identical twin.

They've Found a New Habitable Planet! Finally, We Can Destroy This One.

James Napoli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
James Napoli

Astronomers have discovered a planet in our galaxy that might be habitable. This is all great news for Americans and people all over the world. We now have a place to go when we are done raping this planet!

Once Again With Feeling: The Planets of Gliese 581

Athena Andreadis, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Athena Andreadis, Ph.D.

Gliese 581 may be small as stars go, but it looms huge in the vision field of planetfinders.