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Mar 4, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
For only the second time, an exoplanet living with an expansive family of four stars has been revealed.
Jan 27, 2015 11:28 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
Astronomers have found an ancient, more compact version of our solar system, which could have implications for the search of extraterrestrial life.
Jan 11, 2015 10:00 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
Intriguing features photographed by NASA's Mars rover Curiosity probably don't have a biological origin, mission team members say.
Jan 7, 2015 01:25 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
After pointing the Allen Telescope Array at a newly-found exoplanet discovered by NASA's Kepler space telescope, SETI reports there is no transmitting alien civilization. But the search continues...
Dec 23, 2014 12:15 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
A NASA probe is about to get the first up-close look at a potentially habitable alien world.
Dec 11, 2014 05:39 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
For the first time, a computer simulation has shown that, in theory, habitable binary planets can exist -- what would this mean for the evolution of alien life?
Dec 9, 2014 11:23 AM ET
New research suggests we might want to widen our search for Earth-like exoplanets. Younger stars, it turns out, are hot enough to support exoplanetary life farther away from a star than we thought.
Dec 9, 2014 09:20 AM ET // Irene Klotz
To account for a lake that lasted for millions of years means the Martian atmosphere would have had to be far thicker and loaded with water.
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