Life On Earth Was Seeded by Massive Collision That Formed the Moon

“The giant impact of a rocky planet was required to deliver the unique composition of life-essential elements to Earth.”


Scientists Discover ‘Super-Earth’ That’s Only Six Light Years Away

Astronomers have been looking for exoplanets around Barnard’s Star for decades. Now, they’ve finally spotted one.


The Oldest Life on Earth Has Been Discovered in Canada's Arctic

It's an estimated 4 billion years old.


Did Alien Civilizations Survive Climate Change?

Modeling the possible trajectories of extraterrestrial civilizations can help shed light on the fate of our own planet.


Scientists Want to Study Exoplanet Atmospheres for Signs of Alien Life

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.


We Are on the Verge of Discovering Aliens, According to These Scientists

A fascinating new book seriously tackles the question of extraterrestrial life from the perspective of leading astronomers, astrophysicists, geneticists, and neuroscientists.