Thursday, January 26, 2006

The Terraform Challenge

According to Reuters and CNN, Scientists have developed a new method of finding Earth-like planets. Unfortunately, the first planet, OGLE-2005-BLG-390Lb, is uninhabitable. The new method is called gravitational microlensing. Here’s a link to the article: Science & Space: New technique finds Earth-like planet From CCN.COM and Reuters I wonder when and where we can find a new inhabitable planet. Will we Filipinos be one of the first people to volunteer to become the new pioneers? We will be like the pioneers of the old and probably more fatal. Communications will be slow given the distance between Earth and the new planets. Maybe it’s a chance for a new beginning. Or if humanity develops ways to live underwater just like the cartoon Sea Lab 2020. Would you be willing to re-establish life there? Who would take the challenge? Would you? An Additional Post Smallest Fish Found And Lost?


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