biosignatures

Worlds With Hydrogen in Their Atmospheres Could Be the Perfect Place to Search for Life

We're waiting patiently for telescopes like the James Webb Space Telescope to see first light, and one of the reasons…

3 months ago

Rocky Planets Orbiting White Dwarf Stars Could be the Perfect Places to Search for Life

Some very powerful telescopes will see first light in the near future. One of them is the long-awaited James Webb…

3 months ago

Even if Exoplanets Have Atmospheres With Oxygen, it Doesn’t Mean There’s Life There

In their efforts to find evidence of life beyond our Solar System, scientists are forced to take what is known…

2 years ago

Estimating When Life Could Have Arisen on Earth

A new study by a team of Canadian researchers places new constraints on when life first emerged on Earth, which…

2 years ago

Another Way to Search for Biosignatures of Alien Life. The Material Blasted out of Asteroid Impacts

According to a new study by an international team of researchers, a good way to look for signs on life…

2 years ago

It Looks Like Plate Tectonics Aren’t Required to Support Life

According to a new study, it is possible that extra-solar planets with no plate tectonics might be capable of supporting…

2 years ago

Researchers Just Scanned 14 Worlds From the Kepler Mission for “Technosignatures”, Evidence of Advanced Civilizations

In the Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence (SETI), a team of astronomers recently searched through the Kepler field to look for…

2 years ago

Using Atmospheric Beacons to Search for Signs of Extra-Terrestrial Life

A new study by a team of NASA scientists has shown how searching for biosignatures known as atmospheric beacons could…

3 years ago

Metal-Eating Bacteria Could Have Left their “Fingerprints” on Mars, Proving it Once Hosted Life

A new study by a team of European scientists has shown how metal-eating bacteria could have left their mark on…

3 years ago