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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?
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.
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.
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.
Our little lunar buddy in the sky is showing signs of compression brought about by Earth's gravity.
Our solar system has some prime locations (besides Earth) for alien life.
Move over Pluto, it's time for Charon to step into the limelight.
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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