Scientists Hail ‘New Era’ in Search for Life on Mars as Number of Ancient Lakes Vastly Underestimated
If we visited more "everyday" parts of Mars, and not just the most unusual, we would find tons of "paleolakes" that may hold signs of life, a new study says.
Samples from the potentially hazardous asteroid Ryugu contain never-before-seen features.
Scientists identified more than 10,500 kinds of minerals, nearly double the previous tally, in twin studies that have implications in the search for extraterrestrial life.
Cosmic rays likely annihilate amino acids within two meters of the red planet’s surface, according to a first-of-its-kind experiment.
Life on a rogue Super-Earth would be difficult, but organisms have been shown to thrive even in very extreme conditions on regular Earth.
The first new Moon dirt in 40 years points the way to ”an extraterrestrial base on the Moon,” reports a new study.
Creating fake space dirt mimicking the Moon, Mars, and unexplored planets can be dangerous and difficult, but business is booming.
After decades of searching, scientists found all the components for the source code of life in extraterrestrial rocks.
Scientists present more evidence for the oldest known fossils on Earth, which could bolster the search for alien life.
Once a month a small group gather in Sydney to discuss everything from UFOs to Extraterrestrials to Government Cover-Ups.
Planetary scientist Jonathan Lunine talks about missions to Titan, Europa, and Enceladus in a new episode of Motherboard’s Space Show.