Three Exoplanets Were Found Relatively Close to Earth

About 11 years away from Earth, a system of hot, rocky exoplanets rotates around a small, red dwarf star that is abnormally quiet. The fact that these two objects are so close makes them relatively easy to analyze, and a...

Titan, Saturn’s Moon, Presents Volcanic-Like Structures

NASA's Cassini Orbiter successfully concluded its mission by reaching Saturn's atmosphere on September 15th of 2017. Throughout the 13 years it spent analyzing the Saturn system, it unveiled a lot of information about the gas planet and its largest moon,...

Pluto’s Liquid Ocean Underneath the Surface Could Host Life

Experts have long believed that Pluto, the farthest and smallest planet on our Solar System couldn’t possibly host alien life. However, new research says that liquid oceans underneath the planet’s surface could actually demonstrate the opposite.  A team of researchers...

Intelligent Life Could be Common Across Our Galaxy, New Research Shows

The long-standing question of whether extraterrestrial life exists across the Universe or not seems to have received another boost as new research calculated there could be over 30 intelligent civilizations in our galaxy alone. This is a rather massive advance...

Dusty Planets Could Be Better at Harboring Life, New Research Suggests

New research that just got published suggests that dusty alien planets might be a better candidate at hosting life than any other kind.   Experts analyzing the potential habitability of extraterrestrial worlds have to consider a number of factors, such as...

Simulation Reveals Ancient Space Rock Collisions May Have Helped Form Life on Earth and Mars

New research reveals that asteroid impact sites in the ocean may offer a significant correlation in explaining the formation of the essential molecules for life. The analysis found the appearance of amino acids that are the building blocks for proteins,...

Life on Mars: New Research Concludes Life May Not Survive on the Red Planet

The possibility of life on Mars has fascinated both space enthusiasts and scientists in equal measure, with agencies gradually accelerating their missions to explore the Red Planet. But now, new research finds that Mars may not be the ideal place...

Exoplanets Quest Achieved Significant Progress With the ‘Detectability Index’

Humans have asked ​for thousands of years whether there is life elsewhere in the Universe, but in the last few decades, great advances have been made in our quest for signatures that indicate towards life outside of our own Solar...
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The Origins of Life – The Visible Universe Might Be Barren, New Research Revealed

The way life emerged on Earth mimics the way the Universe was created. You can call it the Big Bang of life. Just like the Big Bang was the explosion of a singularity the size of a peach, the same...

Our Idea of Life Might Be Too Earth-Based and That’s Why We Couldn’t Find it in Other Places

There are numerous definitions for life, but most of them fall short in a rather subtle way as they are based on the origins of life on Earth only. But how would life look on other planets? The science approaches...