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An Essay On Exoplanets

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Have you ever wondered if something living was outside of our world? Somewhere in those far-away, remote regions. Well you may be right. In this project we will be investigating exoplanets and the search for life.

There are many stars in our universe, and many of them have multiple planets. These planets are also known as exoplanets/extra-planets. They may contain life. Many people are searching for life. Others are searching for intelligent life with radio technology. They send and receive signals. Many are from Earth, but one may be a real alien signal. If it is then we should investigate immediately. There has only been one signal that may have been an extraterrestrial signal . Also there is life on Mars. There are bacteria that came from an asteroid. Where did it come from? No one knows. But that does not matter, because those germs are not intelligent life or life that would affect us largely. And if there really is extraterrestrial life do not expect them to look like humans (this may be due to low gravity) their bodies are large, but very delicate or vise-versa. They may have a tail to! It all depends on the conditions in which the E.T beings live in. But if we do find intelligent E.T. life I hope it would help forget differences between humans and unite us.

So what are the odds of life existing in the universe? Pretty high. Here is the equation for the probability of finding life:
N = R* • fp • ne • fl • fi • fc • L

N = The number of civilizations in The Milky Way Galaxy whose electromagnetic emissions are detectable.
R* =The rate of formation of stars suitable for the development of intelligent life. fp = The fraction of those stars with planetary systems. ne = The number of planets, per solar system, with an enviro...

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...ur wonderful solar system you may ask? Well, thanks to telescopes today like HUBBLE, we can view exoplanets. I am going to tell you about exoplanets.

People have been looking at the night sky and wondered what is there ever since mankind existed. But what did people think about this in ancient times?

Today, how do we find these planets? It is very difficult and hard to find exoplanets. To find exoplanets, scientists use what is called the Doppler technique. This technique uses the Doppler effect to analyze the motion and properties of a star and a planet. This is one way that scientists can find exoplanets today.

Fun facts:

On the Wow signals 35th anniversary the Arecibo radio telescope launched 10,000 tweets about the Wow! signal

By now earthly TV leaks have traveled outward 64 light years so aliens may be watching the very first Mickey Mouse right now.