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Extra-terrestrial life

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with University of East Anglia professor Andrew Watson about his recent paper on the likelihood of finding intelligent life on another planet; his mathematical model says: not very likely.

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Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Basel, Switzerland. The city was home to Swiss chemist Albert Hofmann, who died yesterday. The World's David Leveille reports that Hofmann's discovery of LSD remains controversial.

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Britain opens UFO files

The World's Clark Boyd reports that Britain's Ministry of Defense has released files related to sightings of "Unidentified Flying Objects" over the past 30 years.

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Phoenix lander on Mars

NASA's Phoenix lander has touched down on the surface of Mars as scientists around the world are watching; Anchor Lisa Mullins gets the latest from Ivan Semeniuk Ivan Semeniuk, US bureau chief for New Scientist magazine.

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Illegal dinosaur bones

Correspondent Richard Reynolds reports on the illegal trade in dinosaur bones from Argentina, as four tons of fossils were recently returned to Argentina from the United States.