early life on earth

Life Might Have Gotten Started Just 300 Million Years After the Earth Formed

On an outcrop of exposed volcanic and sedimentary rock on the eastern shores of Hudson Bay in northern Quebec, researchers…

2 years ago

To Find Evidence of Life on Exoplanets, Scientists Should Search for “Purple Earths”

Finding potentially habitable planets beyond our Solar System is no easy task. While the number of confirmed extra-solar planets has…

5 years ago

Just a Billion Years After the Earth Formed, Life had Already Figured out Plenty of Tricks

According to a recent study, multi-celled lifeforms lived on Earth as early as 3.5 billion years ago - a good…

6 years ago

German Impact Crater Could Have Hosted Early Life On Earth

Could life thrive in the devastated rock left behind after a meteorite impact? A new study hints that possibly, that…

10 years ago