Updates on ‘Oumuamau. Maybe it’s a Comet, Actually. Oh, and no Word From Aliens.

On October 19th, 2017, the Panoramic Survey Telescope and Rapid Response System-1 (Pan-STARRS-1) in Hawaii announced the first-ever detection of an interstellar object, named 1I/2017 U1 (aka. ‘Oumuamua). After originally hypothesizing that it was a comet, observations performed by the European Southern Observatory (ESO) and other astronomers indicated that it was likely a strange-looking asteroid […]

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Life on Mars can Survive for Millions of Years Even Right Near the Surface

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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