Globular Clusters Could Nurture Interstellar Civilizations

NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team
January 6, 2016
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NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team

Globular star clusters like this one, 47 Tucanae, might be excellent places to search for interstellar civilizations. Their crowded nature means intelligent life at our stage of technological advancement could send probes to the nearest stars.

Image courtesy NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team