Monday, December 5, 2011

Harvard Professors Search for Alien Life


Discovering extraterrestrial life is not a new goal on mankind’s to-do list.
The search, of course, has traditionally played a larger role in popular culture than in the halls of academia.
But over the last 40 years, the question of whether we are alone in the universe has formed a new field in the sciences. Astrobiology, the study of life in space, is no longer relegated to the stuff of science fiction and alien enthusiasts.

MORE: http://www.thecrimson.com/article/2011/12/2/harvard-professors-search-for-aliens/

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