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Goldilocks Zone

ET, the Deafening Silence

Benjamin T. Solomon | Posted 08.10.2016 | Science
Benjamin T. Solomon

We choose to search for extraterrestrial life and intelligence because as Americans, we are free, permissive, non-conformist, incorrigible, and preoccupied with our choices.

Angry at Mother Earth

Francis Levy | Posted 05.01.2016 | Arts
Francis Levy

Women or men who didn't or don't get along with their mothers are generally enraged, but also spend their lives looking for replacements. That may be one way of describing mankind's relationship with mother earth.

Worming My Way Back to You Babe

Francis Levy | Posted 06.02.2015 | Science
Francis Levy

Can you imagine a day when wormholes become so commonplace, they're like Interstates? The E-ZPass will truly live up to its name since this toll will be predicated on a chink in time that bypasses the usual limitations of interplanetary travel.

Why Three Is Such an Important Number in Business

Ira Kalb | Posted 04.12.2015 | Business
Ira Kalb

Good marketing follows certain universal truths. To succeed in an increasingly skeptical and fragmented marketplace, therefore, it behooves marketers to learn and apply these universal truths to marketing their products. One of the most important "truths" is the "power of three."

LOOK: Will Your Grandkids Be Living On One Of These Planets?

Posted 04.02.2014 | Science

Colonize Mars? Meh. While some space enthusiasts are vying for a chance to create a human colony on the Red Planet, others say exoplanets like "Kepler...

WATCH: Astronomers Know Way More About Alien Worlds Than You May Think

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 02.20.2014 | Science

How much have we really learned about alien planets? Twenty years ago, we knew nothing about any other worlds outside of our solar system. Now, we...

Alien Life May Have Arisen WAY Earlier Than We Thought

Space.com | Katia Moskvitch | Posted 02.04.2014 | Science

Earthlings may be extreme latecomers to a universe full of life, with alien microbes possibly teeming on exoplanets beginning just 15 million years af...

'Goldilocks Zone' Study Yields Surprising Result

Space.com | Miriam Kramer | Posted 12.12.2013 | Science

Earth's place in the solar system is just right. It's not too hot, like Venus, and it's not too cold, like Mars, and this "Goldilocks zone" of habitab...

When Did Intelligent Life Emerge in the Universe?

Mario Livio | Posted 04.24.2013 | Science
Mario Livio

The question become particularly intriguing when we realize that astronomers now estimate that the Milky Way galaxy alone may harbor as many as 4.5 billion Earth-sized planets in the "habitable zones" around their host stars.

Were Space Scientists Wrong About 'Goldilocks' Zone?

Posted 01.30.2013 | Science

By: Clara Moskowitz Published: 01/29/2013 11:37 AM EST on SPACE.com One of the most important characteristics of an alien planet is whether or n...