The BBC has a lovely interactive visualization HERE.
Please join us on July 12 from 6:00 to 8:00pm at Printed Matter in NYC for a Reception/Reading/Screening celebrating the release of Strange Attractors!
Printed Matter, Inc. is located at 195 Tenth Avenue, New York, NY 10011
Strange Attractors curators/editors Jasdeep Khaira and Suzie Silver will be in attendance as well as some of the contributing artists/writers/filmmakers. Refreshments will be served.
Strange Attractors Release at Printed Matter on Facebook!
Discussion and news about planets, exoplanets and astrobiology. Blog hosted by Scientific America. Read it HERE.
“In two dramatic hours, Alien Encounters lays out a plausible hypothetical scenario for a first contact event. What would really happen if we got a message from space? How will humans react when we learn a spacecraft is on its way to Earth? Will humans learn from aliens, or become colonial subjects?” MORE
Each week, Planetary Radio visits with a scientist, engineer, project manager, advocate or writer who provides a unique perspective on the quest for knowledge about our solar system and beyond. We also showcase regular features that raise your space IQ while they put a smile on your face.
from the Discovery Channel
from the New York Times by Ray Jayawardhana, author of “Strange New Worlds: The Search for Alien Planets and Life Beyond Our Solar System”
How To Create A Scientifically Plausible Alien Life Form by Charlie Jane Anders and Gordon Jackson
Just finished reading this and found it very informative and inspiring.
“Are we alone in the universe? This is surely one of the biggest questions of human existence, yet it remains frustratingly unanswered. In this provocative book, one of the world’s leading scientists explains why the search for intelligent life beyond Earth should be expanded, and how it can be done.”
“Sometimes I think we’re alone in the universe, and sometimes I think we’re not. In either case the idea is quite staggering”. Arthur C. Clarke
The Eerie Silence provides excellent, scientific thinking around this conundrum.
An article in Global Politician by Sam Vaknin, Ph. D. lists and discusses what he considers false assumptions that creators of science fiction make regarding exosolar life.
Sharing the Universe: Perspectives on Extraterrestrial Life
by Seth Shostak
This book even includes a discussion of alien sex! A topic almost universally ignored in most books about SETI and the search for intelligent life.
A very informative and entertaining personal history of SETI and its quest to find intelligence elsewhere in the universe by one of its senior astronomers.