“The giant impact of a rocky planet was required to deliver the unique composition of life-essential elements to Earth.”
Astronomers have been looking for exoplanets around Barnard’s Star for decades. Now, they’ve finally spotted one.
It's an estimated 4 billion years old.
Modeling the possible trajectories of extraterrestrial civilizations can help shed light on the fate of our own planet.
Instead of looking at individual biosignatures, a new dynamic framework suggests that studying atmospheric seasons may be the key for detecting alien life on exoplanets.
A fascinating new book seriously tackles the question of extraterrestrial life from the perspective of leading astronomers, astrophysicists, geneticists, and neuroscientists.