Origins of Life
When the supermassive black hole at the center of our galaxy explodes, it likely eviscerates any life close to it. But over longer distances, these bursts of radiation may help life emerge.
This is the first time a complete protein has been discovered on an object from space, if the study's results are confirmed.
“The giant impact of a rocky planet was required to deliver the unique composition of life-essential elements to Earth.”
Asteroids have been spitballing life juice at each other for billions of years, and we have the receipts.
An astrobiologist and a chemist team up on a new equation to describe the conditions needed for life to arise on a planet.
Hydrothermal activity can create one hell of a lifelike structure.