Panspermia

All Five of Life's Informational Components can Form in Space

A new analysis of meteorite samples has found the building blocks of life that have eluded scientists so far.

5 months ago

A Mars Meteorite Shows Evidence of a Massive Impact Billions of Years ago

Researchers at Australia‚Äôs Curtin University have discovered evidence of a massive impact on the Martian surface after 4.45 billion years…

7 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…

1 year ago

Earth’s toughest bacteria can survive unprotected in space for at least a year

A remarkable microbe named Deinococcus radiodurans (the name comes from the Greek deinos meaning terrible, kokkos meaning grain or berry,…

2 years ago

A Microorganism With a Taste for Meteorites Could Help us Understand the Formation of Life on Earth

A new study by a team astrobiologists shows how certain types of extreme bacteria thrive on meteors, which could reveal…

3 years ago

The Milky Way Could Be Spreading Life From Star to Star

A new study from the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics addresses the possibility of panspermia on a galactic (and intergalactic) scale

4 years ago