organic molecules

NASA and HeroX are Crowdsourcing the Search for Life on Mars

NASA and HeroX have launched the Mars Spectrometry Challenge, which will reward a total of $30,000 for new ideas on…

6 months ago

ExoMars Will be Drilling 1.7 Meters to Pull its Samples From Below the Surface of Mars

The ESA just finished testing the drill that will allow the Rosalind Franklin rover to search for signs of life…

11 months ago

Organic Material Found on an Asteroid Sample Returned by Hayabusa 1

Panspermia is an idea that has been around for a long time.  It was first mentioned in the 5th century…

1 year ago

Curiosity Sniffs a Spike in Methane. Could it be a Sign of Life?

The Curiosity rover has detected another methane plume on Mars, once again raising the issue of whether or not there…

3 years ago

A Star’s Outburst is Releasing Organic Molecules Trapped in the ice Around it

A new study by an international team of astronomers has discovered the presence of organic molecules in the disk of…

4 years ago

Complex Organics Molecules are Bubbling up From Inside Enceladus

According to the last study based on Cassini data, complex organic molecules exist within Enceladus and are being released through…

4 years ago

There’s Sand on Titan, Where Does it Come From?

A new study led by researchers from John Hopkins University tackles the question of where Titan's mysterious sand dunes come…

4 years ago

Ceres Has Even More Organic Molecules on it Than Previously Thought

According to a new study from Brown University, it appears Ceres has more organic molecules on its surface than previously…

4 years ago

Forecast for Titan: Cold, with a Chance of Noxious Ice Clouds

One of the many interesting finds made by the Cassini orbiter before it crashed into Saturn was evidence of a…

5 years ago

Dragonfly Proposed to NASA as Daring New Frontiers Mission to Titan

The John Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab recently submitted a proposal to NASA for a robotic mission to Titan known…

5 years ago