Evidence of Organic Molecules Found in Plumes Ejected From Saturn’s Moon
Carbon-rich molecules were detected in samples collected from Enceladus’ ocean—yet another indicator that it could host microbial life.
Evidence of an Alien Ocean Found in Defunct 1990s Spacecraft Data
The Galileo spacecraft might have accidentally run through the sprinkler of Europa’s plumes.
Pass the Salt
These Stunning Blue Alien Crystals Contain Water and Organic Molecules
Asteroids have been spitballing life juice at each other for billions of years, and we have the receipts.
Saturn’s Cassini Orbiter (1982-2017)
On Friday, Cassini will vaporize itself in Saturn's skies.
We Have Strong Evidence Saturn’s Moon Enceladus Can Support Microbial Alien Life
Scientists find potential evidence of methanogenesis, a biological process, on Saturn’s moon Enceladus—which means methane-breathing aliens could be chilling there.
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Watch NASA's Big Announcement About 'Oceans Beyond Earth'
The agency will hold the press conference in Washington at 2 PM EST.
The Hottest Space Porn of 2015
We got up close and personal with a bunch of beautiful space rocks this year.
Pluto Likely Has an Ocean of Water Deep Under Its Surface
The thick, viscous ocean is right beneath its icy heart.
Why Jupiter’s Moon Europa Is the Best Candidate For Finding Life Off Earth
Scientists think they saw vapour plumes spewing from its surface.
This 22-Year-Old Found Four New Planets, Including a ‘Warm Neptune’
One planet could conceivably host a moon with life.
NASA Plans a Journey to the Ocean at the Center of an Icy Moon
Jules Verne’s sci-fi classic gets a new twist in a NASA proposal.
There’s Something Living In the Rocky Crust Beneath the Ocean Floor
Deep-ocean microbes could help us look for life on other planets.