Extreme Life

Bound for Bennu, OSIRIS-REx Begins Trailblazing Asteroid Sampling Sortie for Life’s Origins – Sunset Launch Gallery

Ken UT 12 September 2016 KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL - Bound for Bennu, NASA’s OSIRIS-REx robotic explorer began a trailblazing…

4 years ago

A History Of Violence: Iron Found in Fossils Suggests Supernova Role In Mass Dying

In a study of deep ocean cores, scientists have uncovered the remains of magnetic fossils that point to a nearby…

4 years ago

Bio-Mimicry and Space Exploration

"Those who are inspired by a model other than Nature, a mistress above all masters, are laboring in vain." -Leonardo…

5 years ago

Is There a Kraken in Kraken Mare? What Kind of Life Would We Find on Titan?

Could there be life on Saturn’s large moon Titan? Asking the question forces astrobiologists and chemists to think carefully and…

5 years ago

Oldest Planetary System Discovered, Improving the Chances for Intelligent Life Everywhere

Using data from the Kepler space telescope, an international group of astronomers has discovered the oldest known planetary system in…

6 years ago

Europa Life: Could ‘Extreme Shrimp’ Point To Microbes On That Moon?

For all of the talk about aliens that we see in science fiction, the reality is in our Solar System,…

6 years ago

How Do Aliens Think? We Need To Learn About Their Biology First, Analyst Argues

TORONTO, CANADA - Should E.T. finally give Earth a ring, it's not only important to understand what the message says…

6 years ago

Companion Planet Could Keep Alien Earths Warm In Old Age: Study

People are generally social creatures, and in the case of planets that generally is the case as well. Many of…

6 years ago

Curiosity Marks Milestone Anniversary – 1 Martian Year On Mars!

NASA’s Curiosity rover celebrated a milestone anniversary today, June 24 - 1 Martian Year on Mars! A Martian year is…

6 years ago

Driving, Driving, Driving – Curiosity’s Top Priority on the Road to Mysterious Mount Sharp

Driving, Driving, Driving - that’s the number one priority for NASA’s rover Curiosity as she traverses across the floor of…

6 years ago