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Powerful Particles and Tugging Tides May Affect Extraterrestrial Life  ASTRO WATCH · 19 hours
Since its discovery in 2016, planetary scientists have been excited about TRAPPIST-1, a system where seven Earth-sized rocky... more
Powerful particles and tugging tides may affect extraterrestrial life  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Two new studies, one on high-energy particles and the other on tidal forces, may bring into question the habitability of TRAPPIST-1 exoplanets. more
Powerful particles and tugging tides may affect extraterrestrial life  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Since its discovery in 2016, planetary scientists have been excited about TRAPPIST-1, a system where seven Earth-sized rocky planets orbit a cool star. Three of the planets are in the... more
Powerful particles and tugging tides may affect extraterrestrial life  nanowerk · 4 days
Two new studies by space scientists may bring into question the habitability of TRAPPIST-1 exoplanets. more
NASA's TESS Exoplanet Mission Finds 1st Earth-Size Alien World  SPACE.COM · 5 days
The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite spotted the planet, as well as a weird "sub-Neptune" world, circling the star HD 21749, which lies about 53 light-years from Earth. more
TESS finds its first Earth-sized planet  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
A nearby system hosts the first Earth-sized planet discovered by NASA's Transiting Exoplanets Survey Satellite, as well as a warm sub-Neptune-sized world. This milestone sets the path for finding smaller planets around even smaller stars, and... more
Necrophagy: A means of survival in the Dead Sea  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Researchers have examined the sediments in the Dead Sea. The geologists drilled a 400-meter hole before analyzing each layer of sediment and the traces of a strategy that enables bacteria... more
Physicists Scramble to Understand the Extreme Crystals Hiding Inside Giant, Alien Planets  SPACE.COM · 1 week
Planetary scientists are calling on mineral physicists to help them figure out the strange chemistry going on inside super-Earths and mini-Neptunes. more
Nearest Exoplanets Could Host Life  ASTRO WATCH · 1 week
Excitement about exoplanets skyrocketed when rocky Earth-like planets were discovered orbiting in the habitable zone of some of our closest stars – until hopes for life... more
Surviving climate change means transforming both economics and design  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
What could be more important than sustaining habitable living conditions on Earth? Climate change, biodiversity loss and other environmental problems demand changes on an order of magnitude well beyond the... more
New wasps named after biscuits and Doctor Who aliens  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers were inspired by everything from chocolate biscuits and Doctor Who aliens when choosing names for 10 new species of wasps. more
Life could be evolving right now on nearest exoplanets  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Rocky, Earth-like planets orbiting our closest stars could host life, according to a new study that raises the excitement about exoplanets. more
Life could be evolving right now on nearest exoplanets  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Excitement about exoplanets skyrocketed when rocky Earth-like planets were discovered orbiting in the habitable zone of some of our closest stars – until hopes for life were dashed by the... more
Physicists Scramble to Understand the Extreme Crystals Hiding Inside Giant, Alien Planets  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
Planetary scientists are calling on mineral physicists to help them figure out the strange chemistry going on inside super-Earths and mini-Neptunes. more
New wasps named after biscuits and Doctor Who aliens  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
University of Adelaide researchers were inspired by everything from chocolate biscuits and Doctor Who aliens when choosing names for 10 new species of wasps. more
Music for space  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Music has long been known to affect people's mood. A certain tune can lift you up or bring you to tears, make you focus, relax or even run faster. Now a study is investigating how the power of music may... more
Music for space  ESA · 2 weeks
Music has long been known to affect people’s mood. A certain tune can lift you up or bring you to tears, make you focus, relax or even run faster. Now... more
Shard of Shattered Alien Planet Spotted Around Dead Star  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
The killer of this alien planet left a significant piece of evidence behind. more
Life on Mars?  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
According to NASA, scientists are in agreement that there is no life on Mars. However, they continue to assess whether Mars ever had an environment capable of supporting microbial life. Now, researchers from Hungary have discovered embedded organic material in... more
Methane on Mars: A new discovery or just a lot of hot air?  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
The discovery of life on Mars would get pretty much everyone excited. But the scientists hunting for it would probably be happy... more
Scientists find likely source of methane on Mars  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
The mystery of methane on Mars may finally be solved as scientists Monday confirmed the presence of the life-indicating gas on the Red Planet as well as where it might have come... more
NASA's Mars Helicopter Completes Flight Tests  ASTRO WATCH · 3 weeks
Since the Wright brothers first took to the skies of Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, Dec. 17, 1903, first flights have been important milestones... more
'Alien' Franchise Celebrates 40 Years of Xenomorphs with 6 Terrifying Shorts  SPACE.COM · 3 weeks
This year marks the 40th anniversary of "Alien," and fans have lots of reasons to celebrate — including new short films. more
NASA's Mars helicopter completes flight tests  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Since the Wright brothers first took to the skies of Kill Devil Hill, North Carolina, Dec. 17, 1903, first flights have been important milestones in the life of any vehicle designed for air travel. After all,... more
The hunt is on for closest Earth-like planets  ASTRO WATCH · 3 weeks
NASA’s new Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) is designed to ferret out habitable exoplanets, but with hundreds of thousands of... more
Galápagos islands have nearly 10 times more alien marine species than once thought  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Over 50 non-native species have found their way to the Galápagos Islands, almost 10 times more than scientists previously thought, reports a... more
Can organisms survive on Mars, and can we identify them?  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Earth is a very special planet. It is the only celestial body in the solar system on which we know life exists. Could there be life on other... more
Galapagos islands have nearly 10 times more alien marine species than once thought  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Over 50 non-native species have found their way to the Galápagos Islands, almost 10 times more than scientists previously thought, reports a... more
TESS Astronomers Create Catalog of Habitable Zone Stars  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 weeks
NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) is the first space-based, all-sky surveyor to search for alien worlds. The spacecraft was... more
'Alien' Looks Glorious on Stage in This New Jersey High School Play  SPACE.COM · 4 weeks
A New Jersey high school production of "Alien" — the 1979 movie that kicked off a multi-film franchise — went viral over the weekend. more
Asteroid Strikes May Have Made Mars a More Life-Friendly Place  SPACE.COM · 4 weeks
Asteroid impacts may have helped make Mars a more life-friendly place — and not just by delivering water and the carbon-based building blocks of life as we know... more
In hunt for life, astronomers identify most promising stars  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
NASA's new Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) is designed to ferret out habitable exoplanets, but with hundreds of thousands of sunlike and smaller stars in its camera views, which of... more
The hunt is on for closest Earth-like planets  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
NASA's new Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) is designed to ferret out habitable exoplanets, but with hundreds of thousands of sunlike and smaller stars in its camera views, which of those stars... more
Asteroids, hydrogen make great recipe for life on Mars  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
A new study reveals asteroid impacts on ancient Mars could have produced key ingredients for life if the Martian atmosphere was rich in hydrogen. An early hydrogen-rich atmosphere on Mars... more
2020 Mars Helicopter Could Open Alien Skies to Exploration  SPACE.COM · 4 weeks
A few brief hops in the Martian air two years from now could open alien worlds to an entirely new kind of exploration. more
Carbon Monoxide Detectors Could Warn of Extraterrestrial Life  ASTRO WATCH · 4 weeks
Carbon monoxide detectors in our homes warn of a dangerous buildup of that colorless, odorless gas we normally associate with... more
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