SETI public: The KEO Project: A Space Time Capsule

From: LARRY KLAES (ljk4_at_msn.com)
Date: Sat Jul 12 2003 - 19:40:53 PDT

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    Science/Astronomy:

    * The KEO Project: Saving the Now for Later

    http://www.space.com/searchforlife/seti_vakoch_keo_030710.html

    In an invitation echoing the sentiments of the French Revolution, a Paris-based group is offering people around the world a chance to include their hopes and dreams in a time capsule to be launched into space.

    * Concerned Citizens Ask for Congressional Action on Near Earth Objects
    http://www.space.com/scienceastronomy/neo_letter_030709.html

    A distinguished group of Americans joined together to send a unique request to Congressional leaders Wednesday -- a request that preparations be made to deal with the prospect of Earth being slammed by an asteroid or comet.

    * Puzzling Seasons and Signs of Wind Found on Pluto
    http://www.space.com/scienceastronomy/pluto_seasons_030709.html

    Seasonal change on Pluto is causing the planet to warm up even as it moves away from the Sun, according to two studies that also detected the first firm signs of weather on the tiny planet.

    * Astronotes: Mars Dust Storm Abating, Viewers Elated
    http://www.space.com/astronotes/astronotes.html

    A dust storm that billowed up on Mars earlier this month appears to be winding down. Backyard astronomers who feared the storm might ruin the best summer of Mars-watching in human history are elated.

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    Recent Headlines:

    * Mars Needs Millionaires, British Astronomer Says
    http://www.space.com/news/rees_mars_030707.html


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