Astrobiology

Neighboring Alien Planets Could Help Each Other Sustain Life

Astronomers recently discovered "neighbor" planets around the star Kepler-36, which are so close together, inhabitants living on...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 07 December 2015 - 11:17AM

What Scientists Hope to Learn from Cassini's Dive into Enceladus's Icy Geysers

NASA's Cassini spacecraft took the plunge into the icy geysers of Saturn's moon Enceladus in a close flyby earlier this week, and the...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 30 October 2015 - 11:07AM

This May Be the Best Alternative Explanation to That Extraterrestrial Dyson Sphere So Far

Within the next week, astronomers are expected to have an answer regarding the cause of the bizarre, irregular dips in brightness of...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 26 October 2015 - 11:44AM

NASA's Osiris-REx Will Take the First-Ever Samples from an Asteroid Starting Next Year

Aerospace and securities company Lockheed Martin has just finished building Osiris-REx, a spacecraft that is set to launch next year...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 22 October 2015 - 3:05PM

The Search for an Extraterrestrial Dyson Sphere Has Begun

Recently, a newly discovered star kicked up a media storm when astronomers detected bizarre brightness patterns that some...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 21 October 2015 - 11:34AM

Study Shows Most Earth-Like Planets Haven't Been Born Yet

Could there be billions more Earth-like planets by the end of the universe? A new theoretical study from the Space Telescope Science...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 20 October 2015 - 1:40PM

Did Astronomers Just Find Evidence of an Extraterrestrial Dyson Sphere?

In the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode, "Relics," the crew of the USS Enterprise-D comes upon a full Dyson sphere, a...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 14 October 2015 - 10:09AM

New 'Habitability Index' Ranks Exoplanets for Potential to Host Alien Life

As telescopes become more and more powerful, astronomers will be able to investigate a plethora of exoplanets, and essentially won't...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 13 October 2015 - 12:34PM

NASA Announces that There Is Officially Liquid Water on Mars

NASA confirms the presence of liquid water on Mars in landmark discovery that could impact our search for alien lifeThis weekend, NASA...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 28 September 2015 - 11:07AM

Enceladus Is Home to a Global Ocean Beneath Its Icy Surface

After years of observation, NASA's Cassini mission has discovered what they believe is definitive evidence that Saturn's moon...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 21 September 2015 - 11:43AM

Scientists Claim to Have Proof that an Alien Invasion is 'Unlikely'

Super-advanced alien civilizations may be absent from our part of the Universe.

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 17 September 2015 - 3:22PM

DARPA Experts on Why We Should Be Optimistic About the Search for Alien Life

"We haven't really looked for extraterrestrial life yet."

Janey Tracey
Sunday, 13 September 2015 - 4:10PM

Elon Musk Wants to Nuke Mars, Stephen Colbert Calls Him a 'Supervillain'

Nuclear weapons are the "fast way" to warm up Mars.

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 10 September 2015 - 1:47PM

The Future of SETI and the $100 Million Search for Alien Life

In July, some of the greatest minds on the planet, including Stephen Hawking, Kip Thorne, Frank Drake, SETI director Seth Shostak,...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 10 September 2015 - 12:26PM

Professor Brian Cox Suggests Pluto Could be Home to Alien Life

Could Pluto be added to the ever-growing list of potential alien life hosts that exist within our solar system?

Kieran Dickson
Friday, 04 September 2015 - 11:56AM

Life Could Spread Across Our Universe Like the Outbreak of an Epidemic

Harvard study claims "infected pockets" of life could develop all over the galaxy.

Janey Tracey
Monday, 31 August 2015 - 1:39PM

Astrobiologist Thinks Mars Colonies Should Declare Their Independence from Earth

The world is fascinated by the idea of establishing bonafide colonies on Mars, and there is a chance it could happen one day...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 26 August 2015 - 3:22PM

Watch: NASA Tells You Why Europa Could Have an Ocean in One Minute or Less

"A future NASA mission can tell us for sure if Europa has an ocean."

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 11 August 2015 - 11:15AM

The Curiosity Rover's 9 Biggest Moments from Three Years on Mars

Curiosity celebrates three trailblazing years on the Red Planet on August 6.

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 05 August 2015 - 2:53PM

NASA Confirms Closest Rocky Exoplanet to Earth

NASA’s Spitzer Space telescope just confirmed that a newly discovered exoplanet is indeed the closest rocky planet to orbit a star...

Zain Charkawi
Friday, 31 July 2015 - 1:29PM