March 26, 2012

What Color Are Plants on Other Planets?

Jeffrey Marlow, Wired


Take another look at that picture, and think about what you see.  What are we looking at, and what’s all that green stuff?

Pretty easy quiz, right?  The paint-by-numbers surface of the Earth has become second nature as satellite photos have entered the globalized world’s vernacular: water is blue, and plants are green.

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TAGGED: Plants, Photosynthesis, Extraterrestrial Life, Exoplanet


October 18, 2013
Are We Observing E.T. Without Knowing It?
Cadell Last, Huffington Post
Philosophy and the physical sciences have a long and interesting past spanning the entirety of human history. Philosophers have played the role of logically deducing the existence of certain physical phenomena that were... more ››