After examination by the selection committee, we will be happy to deliver the “High Energy Astrobiology Prize” for the first peer-reviewed paper about the stellivore hypothesis. As starting points, we propose concrete research proposals. One prize per year will be delivered on average. You can consult
- the detailed Rules and Policy,
- as well as the Reviewing Form which will be used by the selection committee.
The prize will be delivered for both a positive or a negative result. The detailed rationale for suspecting some binary systems as candidate advanced extraterrestrial is in Chapter 9 of:
Vidal, C. 2014 – The Beginning and the End: the Meaning of Life in a Cosmological Perspective. Springer, Frontiers Collection.
Note: a preprint is available at: http://arxiv.org/abs/1301.1648