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Astrobiology Magazine | 2017-02-21 14:50 UTC
How a puzzling sensor reading transformed NASA's Cassini Saturn mission and created a new target in the search for habitable worlds beyond Earth.
By ceres on 2017-02-21 16:23 UTC
Nasa announces press conference on 'discovery beyond our solar system'...
The Telegraph | 2017-02-21 00:14 UTC
Nasa will hold a press conference on Wednesday to present a "discovery beyond our solar system," leading to speculation that the announcement will involve planets capable of sustaining life.
By rjx32 on 2017-02-21 02:11 UTC
Unusual life-forms found in cave's giant crystals have survived for up to 50,000 years...
TreeHugger | 2017-02-20 21:07 UTC
The dormant microbes from the Mexican caves are unlike any known genus scientists have seen so far, say NASA researchers.
By rjx32 on 2017-02-21 02:03 UTC
Common Food Additive May Interfere With Small Intestines Ability To Absorb Nutrients, Protect Against Pathogens...
Tech Times | 2017-02-20 16:00 UTC
According to researchers, a common food additive may be negatively affecting the function of the small intestine. Titanium dioxide is found in common food items, such as bread and candy.
By ceres on 2017-02-20 16:46 UTC
There's a secret hidden continent beneath New Zealand...
TreeHugger | 2017-02-20 14:32 UTC
Scientists have been studying the huge submerged landmass for decades and are now pushing for its recognition as a continent.
By ceres on 2017-02-20 16:43 UTC
Concerns Grow About A Nuclear "Incident" In Europe After Spike In Radioactive Iodine Levels...
Zero Hedge | 2017-02-19 00:00 UTC
Concerns about a potential, and so far unsubstantiated, nuclear "incident", reportedly in the vicinity of the Arctic circle, spread in the past week after trace amounts of radioactive Iodine-131 of unknown origin were detected in January over large areas in Europe according to a report by the
By ceres on 2017-02-19 21:17 UTC
Ceres harbors homegrown organic compounds...
ScienceNews.org | 2017-02-16 14:58 UTC
NASAs Dawn spacecraft has detected organic matter the building blocks of life on the dwarf planet Ceres, a new study suggests. The team suspects that the organics formed within Ceres’ interior and were brought to the surface by hydrothermal activity. An alternative idea — that a space rock that
By aphrodite on 2017-02-17 04:06 UTC
Discovery of likely alien worlds has scientists buzzing...
nbcnews.com | 2017-02-16 15:19 UTC
Astronomers have spotted more than 100 new potential alien planets, including one in the fourth-closest star system to the sun, a new study reports.
By ceres on 2017-02-16 15:19 UTC
"Are We Alone" --In a Newly Found 1939 Essay Winston Churchill "Outlines Possibility of Alien Life and Exoplanet Habitable Zones"...
The Daily Galaxy | 2017-02-15 23:00 UTC
A newly unearthed essay, "Are We Alone in the Universe," by Winston Churchill reveals he was open to the possibility of life on other planets. In 1939, a year following the radio broadcast of Ortson Welles' War of the Worlds...  �
By ceres on 2017-02-16 15:17 UTC
EmDrive: UK scientist claims 'new physics' explains galaxy rotation and theoretical space propulsion...
International Business Times UK | 2017-02-13 19:01 UTC
Dr Mike McCulloch says his theory explains why galaxies are not ripped apart, without needing dark matter.
By ceres on 2017-02-15 14:26 UTC
"One Hundred New Alien Planets!" --Including One Orbiting the 4th Closest Star to Our Sun...
The Daily Galaxy | 2017-02-14 16:59 UTC
An international team of astronomers released the largest-ever compilation of exoplanet-detecting observations made using a technique called the radial velocity method. They demonstrated how these observations can be used to hunt for planets by detecting
By ceres on 2017-02-15 14:24 UTC
NASA wants to send a life-detecting mission to Europa...
RedOrbit | 2017-02-13 15:08 UTC
A team of 21 scientists commissioned last summer to evaluate the feasibility of sending a lander to Europa has come up with a box-shaped, thin-legged concept spacecraft capable of drilling into the moons icy crust to search for life in its salty subterran
By ceres on 2017-02-13 16:39 UTC
Banned chemicals from the '70s found in the deepest reaches of the ocean...
Phys.org | 2017-02-13 16:00 UTC
A study, led by Newcastle University's Dr Alan Jamieson, has uncovered the first evidence that man-made pollutants have now reached the farthest corners of our earth.
By ceres on 2017-02-13 16:39 UTC
Scientists make huge dataset of nearby stars available to public...
Phys.org | 2017-02-13 11:45 UTC
The search for planets beyond our solar system is about to gain some new recruits.
By ceres on 2017-02-13 16:39 UTC
White Dwarf Star Containing Lifes Building Blocks Discovered 200 Light-Years Away From Earth...
Tech Times | 2017-02-11 01:00 UTC
For the first time, scientists have discovered a white dwarf star featuring lifes building blocks: water, nitrogen and carbon. The results of their work spur hope of finding life in other objects in the universe.
By aphrodite on 2017-02-11 06:55 UTC
Radiation at Japan's Fukushima Reactor Is Now at 'Unimaginable' Levels...
foxnews.com | 2017-02-08 22:01 UTC
He said the radiation levels - as high as 530 sieverts per hour.."To put this in very simple terms. Four sieverts can kill a handful of people,... Housley said small levels of radiation are still being detected off the coasts of California and Oregon and scientists fear it could get worse.
By ceres on 2017-02-08 22:01 UTC
NASA Redefines Life Zones for Alien Planets --"Nixes Earth-Sized Planet of Our Closest Neighbor Red Dwarf Star Proxima Centauri"...
The Daily Galaxy | 2017-02-08 16:44 UTC
"If we want to find an exoplanet that can develop and sustain life, we must figure out which stars make the best parents," said Vladimir Airapetian, lead author of the paper and a solar scientist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight...  
By ceres on 2017-02-08 21:19 UTC
Planets of red dwarf stars may face oxygen loss in habitable zones, NASA finds...
ScienceDaily.com | 2017-02-08 18:17 UTC
Scientists are expanding the definition of habitable zones (the area around a star where a life-sustaining planet might lurk), taking into account the effect of stellar activity that can threaten exoplanets' atmospheres with oxygen loss.
By ceres on 2017-02-08 21:19 UTC
"Faster Than the Speed of Light?" --(VIEW Today's "Galaxy" Stream)...
The Daily Galaxy | 2017-02-05 16:20 UTC
“The idea that the speed of light could be variable was radical when first proposed, but with a numerical prediction, it becomes something physicists can actually test," said professor João Magueijo at the Imperial College London. "If true, it w
By ceres on 2017-02-07 19:00 UTC
Curiosity rover exposes low CO2 level in Mars' primitive atmosphere...
Phys.org | 2017-02-06 20:00 UTC
The CO2 level in Mars' primitive atmosphere 3.5 billion years ago was too low for sediments, such as those found by NASA's Curiosity exploration vehicle in areas like the Gale Crater on the planet's equator, to be deposited. This and other conclusions are
By ceres on 2017-02-07 19:00 UTC
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