Life

Rogue Planets Could be Habitable

The search for potentially habitable planets is focused on exoplanets—planets orbiting other stars—for good reason. The only planet we know…

9 months ago

Galactic Panspermia. How far Could Life Spread Naturally in a Galaxy Like the Milky Way?

Can life spread throughout a galaxy like the Milky Way without technological intervention? That question is largely unanswered. A new…

9 months ago

Did Asteroid Impacts Provide Both the Heat and Raw Ingredients to Enable Life?

This is our Great Question: How did life begin on Earth? Anyone who says they have the answer is telling…

1 year ago

Lightning Strikes Helped Life get an Early Start on Earth

So, you want to create life? You're going to need some ingredients first. On Earth four billion years ago, you…

1 year ago

Since Perseverance is Searching for Life, What Will it Be Looking for?

You have to be careful what you say to people. When NASA or someone else says that the Perseverance rover…

1 year ago

The Interior of Enceladus Looks Really Great for Supporting Life

When NASA's Voyager spacecraft visited Saturn's moon Enceladus, they found a body with young, reflective, icy surface features. Some parts…

1 year ago