Lab12+SETI - EAS 1601 LAB 12 SETI Sample Prelab Quiz(note...

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EAS 1601 LAB 12: “SETI” Sample Prelab Quiz (note: actual quiz may differ) Hint: The answers are in the readings. 1. How long have Earth bound scientists been searching for radio signals from Extra-Terrestrial Life? (2 points ) 2. What is a star’s “Habitable Zone” ( 2 points ) 3. Stars with planets tend to have higher relative abundance of what elements? ( 2 points ) 4. Stars without planets tend to have higher relative abundance of what elements? ( 2 points ) 5. What kind of stars is more likely to have life on their planets? ( 2 pts )
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EAS 1601 LAB 12: “SETI” SETI’S SEARCH FOR OTHER HABITABLE PLANETS Is there intelligent life elsewhere in the Milky Way? There are assigned readings you must read prior to the lab session. There will be a pre-lab quiz at the beginning of the session based on the readings. Students’ mission for Lab 11 is to discover the probability that there is intelligent life elsewhere in our Galaxy. Your TA will help you to do this by asking you to evaluate the probability and conditions necessary for metal-rich third generation stars like ours to form planetary systems. Some planetary systems will have at least one rocky “wet” (i.e. with
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This note was uploaded on 02/08/2011 for the course EAS 1601 taught by Professor Lynch during the Spring '08 term at Georgia Tech.

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Lab12+SETI - EAS 1601 LAB 12 SETI Sample Prelab Quiz(note...

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