NASA Found Exotic Organic Molecules on Ancient Space Object 'Arrokoth'
The latest data from ancient "Arrokoth," the most distant object ever visited by spacecraft, supports the idea that it's covered in organic molecules called "tholins" and gives us a window into deep cosmic time.
New Oxygen-Hunting Technique Could Tell If Distant Planets Are ‘Alive or Not’
"Oxygen is one of the most exciting molecules to detect because of its link with life, but we don't know if life is the only cause of oxygen in an atmosphere.”
This Is the Best Spot for Humans to Land on Mars Yet, NASA Says
If humans want to not die on Mars, they’ll need a reliable source of water. NASA scientists think they’ve found it in a place where ice is so close to the surface that astronauts could get to it with a shovel.