To: Life on extrasolar planets
|March 4, 2011||Posted by O'Leary under Intelligent Design, Extraterrestrial life|
From: David Coppedge
Message: Get your own sun
Recently fired NASA mission specialist Dave Coppedge* wonders whether, given the constraints, the idea of a circumstellar habitable zone (CHZ), the region where life might be possible, is too simplistic. Before listing the many constraints, he quotes lead researcher Rene Heller:
“If you want to find a second Earth, it seems that you need to look for a second Sun.”
* Fired mainly for being a Christian, it seems, that is, a member of a community famous worldwide for abandoning its own to persecution.
Oh, by the way, here is an interesting Kepler find: Two planets sharing an orbit. Me, I’m waiting for the video footage of a planetary traffic jam.