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Here's what Olivier Guyon says about himself, "I am an astronomer, splitting my time between Subaru Telescope in Hawaii and the University of Arizona. I have been interested in astronomy since I was a ~10 yrs old, and I started as an amateur astronomer, looking at the sky through my eyes, binoculars, and then increasingly larger home-built telescopes (which have completely taken over my garage!)."Subaru is an 8.2-meter optical-infrared telescope at the summit of Mauna Kea, Hawaii (USA). It's operated by the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ), National Institutes of National Science.Out of billions of galaxies and billions of stars, how do we find Earth-like habitable worlds? What is essential to support life as we know it? Ariel Anbar provides a checklist for finding life on other planets.Could there be intelligent life on other planets? This question has piqued imagination and curiosity for decades. Explore the answer with the Drake Equation -- a mathematical formula that calculates the possibility of undiscovered life.
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Why or why not? What would you do if we discovered extraterrestrial life?
04/25/2013 • 
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