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Bad News For Future Humans Hoping to Escape to Europa

Humans hoping to launch themselves to another planet or even into the Sun are sadly out of luck—for now. But in a few billion years, when the Sun becomes a red giant and destroys our terrestrial oceans, future folk will hypothetically be able to make their homes elsewhere. Saturn and Jupiter’s icy moons—Enceladus and Europa, respectively—have topped the list for future Earthling getaways. But new research suggests that these worlds might not be so habitable, even after their icy surfaces melt. Read More >>

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Strange Pulses From Nearby Star Doesn’t Mean We Found Aliens

Astronomers at the Arecibo Observatory have picked up some strange signals coming from Ross 128, a red dwarf star located 11 light-years from Earth. Naturally, the inability of scientists to immediately explain the anomalous signals has led to rampant speculation that aliens must somehow be involved. Read More >>