Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Keep Talking?

While Congress is burning on "insanity"; it all reminds me of Pink Floyd - Keep Talking...especially when I read: 

"Of course, much of evolution is down to luck, so this isn't concrete, but we know that complex, intelligent species like humans could not emerge after only a few million years because it took us 75 per cent of the entire habitable lifetime of this planet to evolve. We think it will probably be a similar story elsewhere. 

To date, no true Earth analogue planet has been detected. But it is possible that there will be a habitable, Earth-like planet within 10 light-years, which is very close in astronomical terms. However reaching it would take hundreds of thousands of years with our current technology. 

If we ever needed to move to another planet, Mars is probably our best bet. It's very close and will remain in the habitable zone until the end of the Sun's lifetime -- six billion years from now." 

-- Earth Expected to Be Habitable for Another 1.75 Billion Years, Science Daily 

But remember, this study is by the author working for the same University which started the Global Warming Controversy

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