Just as George Lucas re-released his classic Star Wars trilogy in digitally remastered versions for a new audience, NASA has re-released a remastered view of one of their own space classics. Continue reading â†’
Life is all around us, on Earth. But what about elsewhere in the Universe? NASA has announced new funding for 7 institutions to tackle this question. Continue reading â†’
The Milky Way may be home to some 3,000 extraterrestrial civilizations but the vast distances between our galactic cousins will make contact extremely rare, a new study concludes.
If Professor Hubert Farnsworth's 'Smell-O-Scope' actually existed, astrobiologists would have pointed it at dozens of alien planets by now.
A Russian official claims that samples collected by cosmonauts show evidence of sea plankton on the outside of the International Space Station
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 â†’
Nature sure has a knack for interrupting astronomy. Continue reading â†’
Seeking out alien biosignatures in exoplanetary atmospheres will be a key priority for the next generation of space telescopes. Continue reading â†’
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