This Just In
Oct 5, 2015 03:31 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
It's been 40 years since the Soviet Venera 9 spacecraft transmitted the first images of Venus' hellish landscape -- are there plans to go back?
Oct 5, 2015 12:56 PM ET
DNews has a chat with actor Matt Damon, author Andy Weir, and scientist Jim Green about the film 'The Martian' and what it means for science and science fiction.
Oct 5, 2015 12:15 PM ET // Nola Taylor Redd,
Although scientists have long considered oxygen a sign that life exists on an alien planet, new research suggests the element could be produced without it.
Oct 2, 2015 04:33 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Red dwarf stars may be able to support habitable exoplanets after all -- through complex tidal interactions between star and planet, global magnetic fields could evolve, protecting hypothetical life forms from the red dwarfs' ferocious nature.
Oct 2, 2015 01:00 PM ET
Our little lunar buddy in the sky is showing signs of compression brought about by Earth's gravity.
Oct 2, 2015 11:30 AM ET // Irene Klotz
Our solar system has some prime locations (besides Earth) for alien life.
Oct 1, 2015 07:12 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Move over Pluto, it's time for Charon to step into the limelight.
Oct 1, 2015 04:00 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
It might kill us, but the perchlorate-rich liquid water of Mars could be our best opportunity yet of rooting out the possibility of microbial Martian life.
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