Thursday, Dec 01, 2022

Life on other planets


Why a 'double ridge' in Greenland hints at possibility of life on Jupiter's icy Europa

April 21, 2022 9:42 am

The M-shaped crest discovered on ice sheets in Greenland is known as a double ridge and it could be a miniature version of a feature that is prominent on Europa.

Curious Kids: Could we change other planets in the solar system so we could live on them?

February 19, 2022 6:03 pm

Can we terraform other planets so that the human race can spread around the Solar System? -- Xander, aged 14, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Explained: Does a meteorite found in 1984 suggest the existence of life on Mars

January 14, 2022 10:48 pm

A new study published in the journal Science offers an explanation for the existence of these organic compounds, which also counter the idea that the compounds were left by some form of life that existed on the Red planet billions of years ago.

Artificial Intelligence helps find 50 new planets from NASA's old data

August 26, 2020 11:07 am

This will help scientists focus their resources and time on confirmed planets instead of wasting their time trying to identify new ones with a longer method used till now. This will also help them rank planets that can have a similar atmosphere like Earth's.

Mars may have harboured life in past: Study

May 16, 2018 8:25 pm

Scientists have attempted to simulate a Mars-like environment on Earth, and have concluded that the Red Planet may have hosted life 3.5 billion years ago.

Detection of super-Earth transit extends terrestrial frontier

December 02, 2014 5:29 pm

This development can spur astronomers in their search for signs of life on alien planets from afar.

Potential habitable exoplanet found around a red dwarf star

September 06, 2012 2:33 pm

Super-Earth is an extrasolar planet with a mass higher than Earth's.

Scientists claim discovery of planet that supports life

July 20, 2012 7:11 pm

The planet is 22 light years away,previously thought to be 20 light years,and is formally known as Gliese 581g.