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"Are we alone? The chance of finding alien life."

02 Oct 2006
Dr Simon Goodwin
Dept. Physics & Astronomy, The University of Sheffield
"Are we alone? The chance of finding alien life."
Over the past decade over 200 large Jupiter-like planets have been found around other stars. Finding these planets has made us believe that earth-like planets are probably common in the Milky Way. This talk will present the possibilities of finding life on these planets and discuss the chances of there being other intelligent life forms in the Galaxy...
(NASA picture of an exoplanet ).