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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…

5 months 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…

9 months 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…

1 year 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…

1 year 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…

1 year 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…

2 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…

2 years ago

Cassini Finds that Titan is Building the Chemicals that Might Have Led to Life on Earth

A new study by an international team of scientists shows how Titan's atmosphere could contain a key building block for…

2 years ago

Ceres Provides First Detection Of Life’s Building Blocks In Asteroid Belt

A new study by an international team of scientists uses data provided by the Dawn probe to show that conditions…

3 years ago

Bound for Bennu, OSIRIS-REx Begins Trailblazing Asteroid Sampling Sortie for Life’s Origins – Sunset Launch Gallery

Ken UT 12 September 2016 KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL - Bound for Bennu, NASA’s OSIRIS-REx robotic explorer began a trailblazing…

3 years ago