U.K. scientists to search for alien life

London (UPI) Feb 28, 2011 British scientists say they will lead a $650 million program searching for chemical signs of life on planets orbiting distant stars. Researchers at University College London are at the head of the Exoplanet Characterization Observatory mission, backed by the European Space Agency, that will use a new space telescope to look for biomarkers in the atmospheres of exoplanets, The Independen

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