The role that Earth's oceans have on our planet's habitability is undeniable, but now scientists think that exoplanetary oceans are essential for alien life to evolve. Continue reading →
Project aims to drop penetrating darts into planet surface.
After handlers lost control of a Google balloon launched two years ago, UFO sightings started pouring in.
Curious about whether there is life beyond Earth? The answer should come within 20 years, astronomers told members of a Congressional science committee on Wednesday.
Could terrestrial life be the proverbial "space invaders" of science fiction? Continue reading →
HD 106906b is no "ordinary" alien planet -- it shouldn't exist. Continue reading →
In an interesting twist to the story of NASA's ace planet-hunting telescope Kepler, mission managers have announced their intention to bring the mission back online despite suffering a crippling blow in May. Continue reading →
An Earth-sized planet circling the sun-like star Kepler-78 has Earth-like amounts of iron and rock -- unfortunately it's far from 'habitable.'
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