The Genesis Project: Using Robotic Gene Factories to Seed the Galaxy with Life

Dr. Claudius Gros explains the purpose, intent, and technology behind Project Genesis, which seeks to seed “transiently habitable” exoplanets with life to jumpstart the evolutionary process.

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Proxima Centauri has a Cold Dust Belt that Could Indicate Even More Planets

Proxima Centauri, in addition to being the closest star system to our own, is also the home of the closest exoplanet to Earth. The existence of this planet, Proxima b, was first announced in August of 2016 and then confirmed later that month. The news was met with a great deal of excitement, and a […]

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“Monster Planet” Discovered, Makes Scientists Rethink Theories of Planetary Formation

The discovery of a Jupiter-sized planet around a red dwarf star has caused astronomers to rethink some of their theories on planet formation.

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