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Sciency Words: Dial Tone

Sciency Words: (proper noun) a special series here on Planet Pailly focusing on the definitions and etymologies of science or science-related terms.  Today’s Sciency Word is: 331 palabras más

Sciency Words

Everything has a name


Is there a connection between the blogger and the deaf and the blind?

And so, we blog on, letter by letter and word by word, post by post, like Gatsby’s allegorical boats against the current, borne not into the past, but into an incomprehensible and unfeeling universe, not knowing who is there. 467 palabras más

Personal Thoughts

Eternal Shadow (Fall of Gods, #1) by Trevor B. Williams – Review

About Eternal Shadow by Trevor B. Williams

What would you do if the world was going to end in ten years? For Jennifer Epstein, a by-the-books senior researcher at SETI, there is only one answer: prevent the apocalypse from happening. 661 palabras más

Book Review

The Destiny of Civilisations – A Problem for SETI

Astronautical Evolution, issue 150

Betting on alien contact

Well-known SETI astronomer Seth Shostak has claimed that he expects the SETI enterprise to succeed very soon in intercepting a message from an extraterrestrial civilisation. 1.481 palabras más


Spotlight; Astronomer Frank Drake and The Drake Equation

Astronomer Frank Drake, born in 1930, the same year Neil Armstrong was born, is one of the most famous and admired Astronomers of the late 20th century. 1.097 palabras más

Tabby's Star

Apparently the riddle of Tabby’s Star has been solved, the weird light fluctuations (which aren’t due to alien megastructs, if they were we would only be seeing infrared due to waste heat emissions, instead the patterns are consistent with those of dust) are due to tidal disruptions of an icy exomoon of a planet orbiting Tabby’s Star. 67 palabras más

Quantum entanglement, telepathy, SETI

Hypothesis – quantum entanglement and search for extraterrestrial intelligence

A the time of an observation, through a measurement of some kind, the collapse of the wave function, that describes two or more states linked by quantum entanglement takes place. 2.139 palabras más