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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…

2 years ago

The Closest Planet Ever Discovered Outside the Solar System Could be Habitable With a Dayside Ocean

A new NASA-led study shows that Proxima b could support the existence of an ocean on its dayside, which means…

2 years ago

TRAPPIST-1 Planets Might Actually Have Too Much Water to be Habitable

A new study has cast doubt on whether or not the TRAPPIST-1 system could be habitable, indicating that it has…

2 years ago

Proxima Centauri Just Released a Deadly Flare, so it’s Probably not a Great Place for Habitable Planets

A new study recorded a massive flare coming from Proxima Centauri, a finding which casts doubt on it having any…

2 years ago

The Genesis Project: Using Robotic Gene Factories to Seed the Galaxy with Life

Dr. Claudius Gros explains the purpose, intent, and technology behind Project Genesis, which seeks to seed "transiently habitable" exoplanets with…

3 years ago

Closest Potentially-Habitable World Found Around “Quiet” Star

The ESO has announced the discovery of an exoplanet around a nearby "quiet" red dwarf star, which makes it more…

3 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

Looking for Signs of Life on Distant Planets Just Got Easier

A recent study from NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) has produced a new 3-D model for determining exoplanet…

3 years ago

Here’s How We Can Detect Plants on Extrasolar Planets

In a presentation at Breakthrough Discuss, astrophysicist Dr. Berdyugina explained how methods used to study stars could be used to…

3 years ago

Huge News, Seven Earth-Sized Worlds Orbiting a Red Dwarf, Three in the Habitable Zone

In what is the biggest announcement in exoplanet-hunting history, NASA has announced the discovery of seven rocky exoplanets around a…

3 years ago