exobiology

Organic Chemistry: Why study it? What can it teach us about finding life beyond Earth?

Universe Today has recently had the privilege of investigating a myriad of scientific disciplines, including impact craters, planetary surfaces, exoplanets, astrobiology, solar physics, comets, planetary atmospheres, planetary geophysics, cosmochemistry, meteorites,…

4 days ago

NASA Tests a Robotic Snake That Could Explore Other Worlds

Rovers have enabled some amazing explorations of other worlds like the Moon and Mars. However, rovers are limited by the…

11 months ago

Nitrous Oxide, aka “Laughing gas”, Could be an Indication of Life in an Exoplanet

A team of astronomers have proposed to hunt for signs of life by looking for the signature of nitrous oxide…

2 years ago

Is the Concept of a Habitable Zone Too Wide?

Exoplanets are often considered potentially habitable if they could have liquid water. But the necessities of biology set the habitability…

4 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