habitable environment

Snowball Exoplanets Might Be Better for Life Than We Thought

When astronomers discover a new exoplanet, one of the first considerations is if the planet is in the habitable zone,…

1 year ago

TRAPPIST-1 Is Showing A Bit Too Much Flare

The TRAPPIST-1 star might flare too frequently and too violently for life to exist on the TRAPPIST planets.

3 years ago

What is the Habitable Zone?

We've found hundreds of exoplanets in the galaxy. But only a few of them have just the right combination of…

5 years ago

Curiosity Demonstrates New Capability to Scan 360 Degrees for Life Giving Water – and is Widespread

The science team guiding NASA’s Curiosity Mars Science Lab (MSL) rover have demonstrated a new capability that significantly enhances the…

7 years ago

Mars Likely Not Ever Warm and Wet Enough for Life – At Least on Surface

[/caption] Mars’ surface was probably not ever warm and wet long enough to support life, a new study published today…

9 years ago

Ancient Hot Springs Spotted on Mars

[/caption] Evidence of a past “hot spring” environment on Mars has shown up in images from the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.…

10 years ago