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Dec 11, 2013 03:16 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Could terrestrial life be the proverbial "space invaders" of science fiction? Continue reading →
Dec 6, 2013 12:12 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
HD 106906b is no "ordinary" alien planet -- it shouldn't exist. Continue reading →
Nov 5, 2013 08:32 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
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 →
Oct 30, 2013 02:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
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.'
Jun 11, 2013 06:40 PM ET // Ray Villard
Will the human face evolve into this over the next 100,000 years?
Nov 23, 2011 02:39 AM ET // Jason Major
Sprites often accompany lightning storms, flashing high in the atmosphere -- but could we detect these electrical discharges on other worlds? Might they lead us to alien life?