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“Extraterrestrial Life”

Jul 24, 2014 11:45 AM ET // Irene Klotz
Telltale pollution could reveal ET, study shows
Jul 21, 2014 01:49 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
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 →
Jul 18, 2014 12:44 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Europa hides an ocean of liquid water beneath its icy crust; NASA wants to seek out its life-giving potential. Continue reading →
Jun 2, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
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.
May 21, 2014 03:15 PM ET // Irene Klotz
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.
May 8, 2014 03:36 PM ET // Irene Klotz
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 →
Apr 17, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
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.
Feb 28, 2014 02:15 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
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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