Lisa Kaltenegger, director of the Carl Sagan Institute at Cornell, talks exoplanets, telescopes, and first contact.
“The night-time ice glow occurring on Europa may be very unique and unlike any other phenomenon in our Solar System,” according to a new study.
The finding can help shed light on the origin of life on Earth, which might have been spurred in part by the delivery of organic compounds inside meteorites like Hamburg.
"A piece of primordial rock that has witnessed our solar system’s entire history may now be ready to come home for generations of scientific discovery,” said a NASA scientist of the U.S.'s first attempt to return an asteroid sample to Earth.
The detection of phosphine is “not robust evidence for life” on Venus, scientists say, but a biological origin for the signature has not been ruled out yet.
The new "Exotica Catalog" from Breakthrough Listen aims to accelerate the search for alien life by providing a catalog of every known object type in the observable universe.
Trump thinks of outer space as the realm of "rich guys," and his push to mine the Moon is no different from his support for industrial extraction on Earth, even if it isn't feasible for decades to come.
This is the first time a complete protein has been discovered on an object from space, if the study's results are confirmed.
Scientists are building enormous new radio arrays capable of hearing leaks from alien broadcasts, if they exist.
BRUIE, a submersible that drives upside-down under sea ice, may one day explore extraterrestrial seas on Europa or Enceladus for signs of life.
It was previously only available to Chinese astronomers.
While an alien explanation for 'Omuamua can't be ruled out, a new study concludes it is more likely natural in origin.