Telltale pollution could reveal ET, study shows
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 →
Europa hides an ocean of liquid water beneath its icy crust; NASA wants to seek out its life-giving potential. Continue reading →
Red dwarf stars -- the most common stars in the galaxy -- bathe planets in their habitable zones with potentially deadly stellar winds, a finding that could have significant impacts on the prevalence of life beyond Earth, new research shows.
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.
The people of planet Earth would be wise to raise their cosmic consciousness prior to contact with an extraterrestrial civilization, a new study shows. Continue reading →
About 500 light-years away in the constellation Cygnus lives a star, which, though smaller and redder than the sun, has a planet that may look awfully familiar.
A meteorite from Mars has been studied up-close and scientists have detected tiny structures that could be interpreted as having a biological origin. Continue reading →
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