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Jul 30, 2015 12:55 PM ET
Recently, NASA’s Kepler space telescope discovered the most Earth-like planet yet! Is it really just like us, or should we maybe dial down our excitement?
Jul 30, 2015 09:00 PM ET // AFP
Astronomers said Thursday they had found a planetary system with three super-Earths orbiting a bright, dwarf star -- one of them likely a volcanic world of molten rock.
Jul 23, 2015 09:00 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Thursday was a red letter day for exoplanet astronomers -- it was the day that marked the announcement of the discovery of Kepler-452b, an alien world that possesses more Earth-like traits than any exoplanet discovered before it.
Jul 21, 2015 08:36 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
A new $100 million initiative invites the world's top minds to scour the universe for signals from distant planets. Continue reading →
Jul 20, 2015 01:09 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
On Monday, famed theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking announced the launch of a new $100 million effort to track down an alien civilization within the next decade.
Jul 7, 2015 11:03 AM ET // Nola Taylor Redd, SPACE.com Contributor
The moisture in the atmosphere of Mars could be particularly conducive to life if the water condenses out to form short-term puddles in the early morning hours.
Jul 6, 2015 10:02 AM ET // AFP
Astronomers proposed a novel explanation for the strange appearance of the comet carrying Europe's robot probe: microscopic aliens.
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?
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