Saturday, Dec 03, 2022

alien life


Scientists want to use ‘broccoli gas’ to look for life on other planets

October 12, 2022 5:22 pm

Scientists propose that using methylated gases like those produced by broccoli could help lead the search for life on other planets.

Underground microbes may have swarmed ancient Mars

October 16, 2022 4:44 pm

The researchers said they used climate and terrain models to evaluate the habitability of the Martian crust some 4 billion years ago when the red planet was thought to be flush with water and much more hospitable than today.

Frank Drake, who led search for life on other planets, dies at 92

September 06, 2022 4:52 pm

Frank Drake, who kindled a continuing endeavour called the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence, or SETI, died on Friday at his home in Aptos, California.

Exomoons may be home to alien life: Study

June 08, 2019 12:56 pm

Exoplanets are planets outside our solar system and nearly 4,000 have been discovered till now, said researchers at the University of Lincoln in the UK.

NASA's new planet hunting probe set to search for alien life

March 29, 2018 12:38 pm

"We expect TESS will discover a number of planets whose atmospheric compositions, which hold potential clues to the presence of life, could be precisely measured by future observers," said George Ricker, TESS principal investigator.

Dust, not aliens, behind mysterious flickering star: Study

January 04, 2018 10:00 pm

Scientists have confirmed that Tabby's Star brightens and dims due to surrounding dust, and not an alien megastructure.

NASA develops new tool to fast-track search for alien life

December 21, 2017 8:05 pm

NASA has developed a new device to detect alien life, that can generate lasers to analyse chemical composition on a microscopic level.

Astronomers send radio message to neighbouring star, hoping to contact alien life

November 20, 2017 2:08 pm

Astronomers have sent a radio message to a neighbouring star system - one of the closest known to contain a potentially habitable planet.

NASA says no pending announcement on alien life

June 27, 2017 10:54 am

US space agency NASA said that it has no pending announcement regarding extraterrestrial life, following a wave of media reports that it was about to announce the evidence of alien life. The wave of media reports emerged after hacking group Anonymous posted a 12-minute video on YouTube.

Alien life may have evolved just after Big Bang

February 02, 2014 1:36 pm

Scientists say that exoplanet may have been able to support life in distant past, warmed by relic radiation left over from Big Bang.