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Nanosatellite Will Look for Alien Worlds


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The first tiny satellite to search for Earth like planets is scheduled to launch in 2012.


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From www.technologyreview.com

Could this be the future of satellite life finding technology, What do members think and should it be on the imeline?
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definitely possible and feasible! that's how i'd go about it anyway, but we need a more resource effective method of producing the probes as space is humongous! and we're gonna need a bunch of em! maybe self replication. but i think the article is worth a mention.
as a someone studying to become a nano-technologist, i find it very confusing when people call things nano when it doesn't have that much to do with nanotechnology.
i wonder what happens when someone actually creates a nano-machine will people realise that it is a great achievement or just another product and say nanotech was done 20 years ago with the ipod nano...
sorry just my personal rant http://www.futuretim...tyle_emoticons/animate/whistling.gif




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