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AI helps SETI sleuths find more radio bursts

Researchers at Breakthrough Listen, a multimillion-dollar campaign to seek out signals from alien civilizations, still don’t know exactly what’s causing repeated bursts of radio waves from an distant galaxy — but thanks to artificial intelligence, they’re keeping closer tabs on the … Continue reading

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The clock’s ticking for effort to identify Martian life

STANFORD, Calif. — NASA has been looking for life on Mars for more than 40 years, but the quest could get a lot more complicated when earthly life arrives en masse, perhaps within the next decade. “There is a ticking clock … Continue reading

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Experts weigh hunt for unearthly life in solar system

STANFORD, Calif. — Are there microbes falling in the snows of Enceladus? Could a drone fly to biological hot spots on Titan? Is life floating in the sulfurous clouds of Venus? All those extraterrestrial locales — plus Mars and Europa — … Continue reading

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