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Aug 26, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
Scientists have found a strange structure resembling a microbial cell inside a Martian meteorite, but they're not claiming that it's evidence of Red Planet life.
Aug 13, 2014 05:09 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
No matter how advances a hypothetical extraterrestrial civilization becomes, they will still generate a heat signature that we may be able to detect. Continue reading →
Aug 8, 2014 01:06 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Nature sure has a knack for interrupting astronomy. Continue reading →
Aug 6, 2014 06:56 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Seeking out alien biosignatures in exoplanetary atmospheres will be a key priority for the next generation of space telescopes. Continue reading →
Aug 3, 2014 11:05 AM ET // Lori Cuthbert
Dastardly E.coli can manipulate salt crystals into microscopic homes, where they sleep safely until water comes along.
Jul 25, 2014 06:04 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
NASA's Kepler and Spitzer space telescopes have teamed up to precisely measure one exoplanet's vital statistics -- from 300 light-years away. Continue reading →
Jul 24, 2014 11:45 AM ET // Irene Klotz
Telltale pollution could reveal ET, study shows
Jul 23, 2014 11:40 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
A newfound alien planet is one for the record books.
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