In lieu of some new telescopes that will be used to hunt for extrasolar planets, NASA scientists have shared some interesting if odd sounding ways they hope to seek out signs of alien intelligence: smog in a planet’s atmosphere, urban lighting and heat, artificial black holes, and megastructures (like gigantic solar panels). As space telescopes improve and our galactic backyard becomes more transparent, our odds of finding our first clues improve.
The Speculative Facts
The purpose of this page is to inspire and inform writers. Come to find that spark from the Picture Prompt of the Month, the Speculative Facts, our latest Pinterest Pins and the News Feed. Come to BSFW meetings to take your story through its paces and on to publication.
The Muse Tweets