biomarkers

Curiosity Finds Organic Molecules That Could Have Been Produced by Life on Mars

What do coal, crude oil, and truffles have in common? Go ahead. We'll wait. The answer is thiophenes, a molecule…

2 years ago

One Way to Find Aliens Would be to Search for Artificial Rings of Satellites: Clarke Belts

In a new study, astrophysicist Hector Socas-Navarro proposes searching for aliens by looking for signs of dense satellite rings around…

3 years ago

Moons of Confusion: Why Finding Extraterrestrial Life may be Harder than we Thought

Astronomers and planetary scientists thought they knew how to find evidence of life on planets beyond our Solar System. But,…

7 years ago

How Do You Find The Signs of Life On Alien Planets?

One big challenge in astronomy is everything is so darn far away. This makes it hard to see the signs…

8 years ago