A new study conducted by a team of Russian scientists has found that microorganisms on Mars can survive the tough conditions, even near the surface.
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It seems that every few months or so, breathless claims surface on the internet that NASA is about to make an Earth-shattering announcement about aliens … or UFOs … or killer asteroids … or some other sensational assertion. Or better yet, NASA is hiding these ‘facts’ from us. The latest claims says that “NASA Is […]
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While we’re searching the Universe for evidence of life, we should consider places in our own Solar System where ancient civilizations might have left an impact.
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Minds at NASA are cooking up a new approach to finding life on other worlds.
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Scientists have found evidence that life existed on Earth much earlier than previously thought and they say this discovery has implications for life springing up on other planets, particularly Mars. Fossils of microscopic bacteria were discovered in Quebec, Canada in the Nuvvuagittuq Supracrustal Belt, a formation which contains some of the oldest sedimentary rocks in […]
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A new study from a team of researchers from the University of Arkansas shows that certain types of microorganisms could survive on Mars, helping to narrow the search for life there.
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Scientist Carl Sagan said many times that “we are star stuff,” from the nitrogen in our DNA, the calcium in our teeth, and the iron in our blood. It is well known that most of the essential elements of life are truly made in the stars. Called the “CHNOPS elements” – carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, oxygen, […]
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Rock formations at the Gusev Crater on Mars closely resemble formations at El Tatio in Chile, which were partly formed by living processes.
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There’s a remote chance that inexplicable light variations in a star in the Northern Cross may be caused by the works of an alien civilization. 1,480 light years from Earth twinkles one of the greatest mysteries of recent times. There in the constellation Cygnus the Swan, you’ll find a dim, ordinary-looking point of light with […]
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Watch how Schiaparelli will land on Mars Cross your fingers for good weather on the Red Planet on October 19. That’s the day the European Space Agency’s Schiaparelli lander pops open its parachute, fires nine, liquid-fueled thrusters and descends to the surface of Mars. Assuming fair weather, the lander should settle down safely on the wide-open plains of Meridiani […]
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