life beyond earth

Webb Can Detect Planets Orbiting White Dwarfs, And Maybe Even See Signs of Life

In a recent study accepted to the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, an international team of researchers led…

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Will Mars finally answer, ‘Are we alone?’

We recently examined how and why the planet Venus could answer the longstanding question: Are we alone? Despite its harsh…

2 months ago

Will Venus finally answer, ‘Are we alone?’

We recently examined how and why Saturn’s largest moon, Titan, could answer the longstanding question: Are we alone? It’s the…

2 months ago

Will Titan finally answer, ‘Are we alone?’

We recently examined how and why Jupiter’s moon, Europa, could answer the longstanding question: Are we alone? While this small…

2 months ago

Will Europa finally answer, ‘Are we alone?’

While NASA’s much-lauded Space Launch System stands ready for its maiden flight later this month with the goal of sending…

4 months ago

Snooping on Alien Messages Passing Through the Solar System

Researchers at Penn State University have studied a new technique that could use a star’s ability to focus and magnify…

5 months ago

Weekly Space Hangout: October 28, 2020, Dr. Nathalie Cabrol, SETI Institute

https://youtu.be/bl0FZXqG2Iw This week we are pleased to welcome Dr. Natalie Cabrol, Director of the Carl Sagan Center for Research at…

2 years ago

Beyond “Fermi’s Paradox” X: What is the Firstborn Hypothesis?

In this latest instalment, we explore the possibility that humanity is an early arrival to the Universe, and that intelligent…

2 years ago

NASA Releases a New Poster for the Europa Clipper Mission

In anticipation of this upcoming mission, NASA has released a stunning poster for the Europa Clipper mission!

2 years ago

Could There Be a Form of Life Inside Stars?

A new study proposes that alien life could evolve from nuclear interactions rather than atomic ones.

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