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HERE IS WHERE THE “ALIENS” MAY BE WATCHING US FROM, SAY ASTRONOMERS

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A team of astronomers has identified 2,034 star systems within 100 parsecs (326 light-years) of Earth that would have the right vantage point to detect Earth life signs as our home planet orbits the Sun. “From the exoplanets’ point of view, we are the aliens,” said astronomer Lisa Kaltenegger of Cornell University’s Carl Sagan Institute. Using data from the Gaia space observatory – an ongoing project to map the Milky Way in three dimensions with the highest precision yet – Kaltenegger and her colleagues sought to determine if any alien civilizations out there could find humanity with the tools we use to find exoplanets… (READ MORE)

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