A team of scientists have finally returned to civilization after completing a NASA-funded isolation experiment to simulate life on Mars. Continue reading
Scientists have discovered plant life that is 1.6 billion years old, putting the origin of plant life on the planet back 400 million years earlier than previously thought.
NASA believes it has discovered oceans on Saturn’s moon Enceladus that could potentially support life. Continue reading
A unique mass spectrometry suite at an English university is at the centre of a bid by scientists to find evidence of life on Mars, as Jim Drury reports. Continue reading
A curious radio signal picked up by a Russian telescope is probably not a transmission from an extraterrestrial civilization, the SETI Institute says.
NASA’s Cassini spacecraft transmits images of Saturn’s icy, geologically active moon Enceladus, acquired during a dramatic flyby in which the probe passes about 30 miles (49 kilometers) above the moon’s south polar region.
NASA scientists say they’re still trying to figure out the chemistry and source of the water on the red planet, the discovery has them now rethinking whether Mars can support present day microbial life.