How an Advanced Civilization Could Stop Dark Energy From Preventing Their Future Exploration

In a new study, an astrophysicist proposed how an advanced civilization might survive the inevitable expansion of the Universe, and how me might search for them.

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Weekly Space Hangout: June 20, 2018: Dr. Jillian Scudder’s Astroquizzical

Hosts: Fraser Cain (universetoday.com / @fcain) Dr. Paul M. Sutter (pmsutter.com / @PaulMattSutter) Dr. Kimberly Cartier (KimberlyCartier.org / @AstroKimCartier ) Dr. Morgan Rehnberg (MorganRehnberg.com / @MorganRehnberg & ChartYourWorld.org) Special Guests: This week, we welcome Dr. Jillian Scudder who will be telling us about her new book, Astroquizzical (Icon, June 2018) in which she takes us […]

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The Black Hole Ultimate Solar System: a Supermassive Black Hole, 9 Stars and 550 Planets

Physicist Dr. Sean Raymond recently created a hypothetical system where 550 planets and 9 Suns orbit around a central black hole, with fascinating results!

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What’s the Minimum Number of People you Should Send in a Generational Ship to Proxima Centauri?

In a series of new studies, a pair of French researchers tackle the question of how many people would need to be sent on an interstellar journey to ensure that a healthy crew arrives.

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One Way to Find Aliens Would be to Search for Artificial Rings of Satellites: Clarke Belts

In a new study, astrophysicist Hector Socas-Navarro proposes searching for aliens by looking for signs of dense satellite rings around planets – aka. Clarke Belts.

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