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Mar 21, 2014 08:00 AM ET // Mike Wall,
A NASA spacecraft has spotted a big gully on Mars, a feature that appears to have formed only within the last three years.
Feb 28, 2014 02:15 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
A meteorite from Mars has been studied up-close and scientists have detected tiny structures that could be interpreted as having a biological origin. Continue reading →
Feb 26, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Megan Gannon, News Editor
Water vapor has been detected in the atmosphere of one of the first alien planets ever identified by astronomers.
Feb 11, 2014 11:51 AM ET // Mike Wall,
The first detection of intelligent extraterrestrial life will likely come within the next quarter-century
Feb 3, 2014 10:16 AM ET // Katia Moskvitch,
Early planets may have harbored microbial life just after the universe started, warmed by cosmic radiation, says a new theory.
Jan 13, 2014 05:37 AM ET
For years, we've believed that around 2 billion planets in the galaxy are able to support alien life. But what if we were wrong? Anthony discusses how new knowledge of the 'Goldilocks Zone' could mean life on up to 60 billion planets.
Jan 10, 2014 01:34 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Could the stormy atmospheres of exoplanets and brown dwarfs be hothouses for the formation of prebiotic molecules?
Dec 16, 2013 04:10 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In light of last week's announcement of Hubble's detection of huge plumes of water vapor over Europa's south pole, this could be the motivation the world needs to send a life-hunting mission to Jupiter's mysterious icy moon. Continue reading →
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