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May 26, 2015 08:46 AM ET // Johnny Bontemps, Astrobiology Magazine
A burp of methane on Mars would indicate that the planet might be more alive than previously thought. But where did it come from?
May 26, 2015 05:10 PM ET // Irene Klotz
NASA on Tuesday selected nine science instruments it believes will best address the burning question about whether Jupiter’s ocean-bearing moon Europa has indications of life.
May 12, 2015 05:19 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Salt from an underground sea on Jupiter’s moon Europa may be seeping onto the surface, then darkening as it is exposed to radiation.
May 12, 2015 10:15 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
A wide-ranging search of faraway galaxies has turned up no obvious signs of advanced alien civilizations.
Apr 16, 2015 12:15 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
The iconic Hubble Space Telescope turns 25 this month, and getting the ball rolling on a life-hunting successor instrument would be a fitting birthday present, one prominent researcher argues.
Apr 8, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Scientists have found complex organic molecules in a planet-forming disk of gas, dust and ice swirling around a very young star, evidence that the building blocks for life may be common in the universe.
Apr 8, 2015 09:10 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
Humanity is on the verge of discovering alien life, high-ranking NASA scientists say.
Mar 25, 2015 01:39 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Astronomers have devised an instrument that could lift the veil of doubt over whether we're alone in the universe.
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