Scientists at Arizona State University wanted to find out what peoples’ reactions would be to the announcement of the discovery of alien life. The result? We’re mostly looking forward to it.
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Scientists have been hard at work trying to determine the densities of the TRAPPIST-1 planets, and it looks like water is abundant in the TRAPPIST system.
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Researchers at McGill University are developing what they call the Life Detection Platform, a compact, robotic, energy-efficient system for detecting life on other worlds.
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NASA has chosen the Dragonfly mission concept as a finalist in its New Frontiers program. The double-quadcopter drone is designed to explore Titan and study habitability.
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We assume that habitable exoplanets will have significant land masses, because that’s what we have on Earth. Are we wrong?
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Discovery of hydrogen at Enceladus raises hopes that life may exist in the icy moon’s oceans.
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Minds at NASA are cooking up a new approach to finding life on other worlds.
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Images of Enceladus highlight its frozen, reflective beauty, and its potential as a cradle for life.
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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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The longest living Martian rover ever – Opportunity – has just surpassed another unfathomable milestone – 4500 Sols (or days) exploring the Red Planet !! That’s 50 times beyond her “warrantied” life expectancy of merely 90 Sols.
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