Astrobiology

NASA Discovers Evidence of Mars Water Reservoir in Meteorites

There has been plenty of evidence that Mars was once host to liquid water, enough to cause major flooding. But in what NASA calls the...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 19 December 2014 - 11:34AM

NASA Believes Curiosity Rover May Have Discovered Signs of Alien Life on Mars

Data from the Mars Curiosity Rover is leading NASA scientists to believe they may have detected the first ever signs of...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 16 December 2014 - 2:09PM

Rosetta Data Tells Us Earth's Water Likely Didn't Come from Comets

Scientists have long thought that a bombardment of comets billions of years ago may have originally brought water to Earth. Now, data...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 10 December 2014 - 2:42PM

Scientists Prove that a Comet Could Have Started Life on Earth

Astrobiologists have long theorized that life on Earth could have originated in outer space and then been brought to Earth by a comet....

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 09 December 2014 - 3:31PM

NASA's Curiosity Rover Finds Evidence of a Long Lost Lake on Mars

NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has discovered that a 96-mile-wide crater on the Red Planet was once host to a lake, and further analysis...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 08 December 2014 - 5:15PM

NASA Predicts Europa Contains Alien Life Forms Beneath Icy Surface

In the search for extraterrestrial life, Europa isn't necessarily at the forefront of the public consciousness, with Mars often cited...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 24 November 2014 - 3:07PM

Philae Finds Evidence of Organic Molecules on the Surface of a Comet

Did comets plant the seeds for life on Earth? Early analysis of the data from Rosetta's Philae probe provided evidence for the theory...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 18 November 2014 - 2:07PM

Is Entropy the Key to Finding Alien Civilizations?

When attempting to find alien civilizations, the employed methods can be viewed as too human-centric, or coming from a place that...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 06 November 2014 - 11:46AM

Saturn's Moon Mimas May Possess An Underground Ocean Capable of Hosting Alien Life

It may look like the Death Star from Star Wars, but Saturn's moon, Mimas, could be a suitable candidate for finding extraterrestrial...

Kieran Dickson
Friday, 17 October 2014 - 2:55PM

Astrobiologist Claims to Have Proof that Humans Descended from Extraterrestrials

University of Sheffield astrobiologist Milton Wainwright not only claims to have proof of extraterrestrial life, but also an...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 08 October 2014 - 3:04PM

NASA Researchers Confirm Exoplanet HAT-P-11b Has Water Vapor and Clear Skies

Data from three NASA telescopes have helped researchers take a significant leap towards being able to measure the atmospheric...

Kieran Dickson
Wednesday, 24 September 2014 - 3:47PM

Cosmonauts Find Living Organisms on the Exterior of the ISS

Russian cosmonauts just discovered life that can persist in the deadly vacuum of space. In a recent study of samples from the exterior...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 22 August 2014 - 2:17PM

We May Have Already Detected Heat from Alien Civilizations

Have we already detected heat emitted from alien civilizations? Researchers from Pennsylvania State University are implementing a...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 20 August 2014 - 11:18AM

The Copernicus Complex: Is Human Life Special or Mediocre?

Is Earth's intelligent life unique in the universe? In the upcoming book The Copernicus Complex: Our Cosmic Significance in a...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 05 August 2014 - 12:47PM

Bill Nye Says We May Discover Life On Europa Within The Next 30 Years

Europa is rapidly becoming the object of superstar (read supermoon) of the scientific community. Hailed as one of the prime suspects...

Kieran Dickson
Thursday, 31 July 2014 - 3:40PM

Mars 2020 Rover Will Carry a Terraforming Device

Between global warming and a rapid dwindling of resources, terraforming another planet might eventually be humanity's best bet. In...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 31 July 2014 - 3:15PM

Saturn's Geyser-Covered Moon Enceladus May Be Able to Support Life

Is Enceladus the best candidate for a life-sustaining planet? Data from the Cassini spacecraft reveals that water may be able to reach...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 11:40AM

Terraforming Venus: Floating Cities and Asteroid Impacts

Could we someday terraform Venus? There are several possible solutions for the (admittedly many) problems associated with living on...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 25 July 2014 - 12:20PM

Crowdsourcing The Search for Alien Artifacts on the Moon

Paul Davies, a longtime SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) researcher and physicist wants to kickstart a search for alien...

Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 1:19PM

We May Find Aliens, If They Have Polluted Their Own Planet

Have other intelligent beings polluted their environment? Harvard researchers are tentatively making this assumption in their new...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 23 July 2014 - 2:36PM