life

UV-drenched exoplanets might still host life after all

Posted in Science on 10th Apr, 2019
by Alex Muller

Whether or not there's life beyond Earth is one of the most profound questions we can ask, and nearby exoplanets are among the best places to start looking. Unfortunately, some of the most likely candidates are bathed in apparently-lethal levels of radiation.

NASA Gives Us Sugar in Space to Confirm Building Blocks of Life are Everywhere

Posted in Science on 26th Dec, 2018
by Alex Muller

We dont yet know whether life is common in the universe, but were pretty sure the presence of lifes building blocks is not a limiting factor

Defrosted Nematode worms come back to life after 42,000 years and are oldest living creatures

Posted in Science on 29th Jul, 2018
by Alex Muller

Roundworms from two areas of Siberia came back to life in Petri dishes after being frozen for 42,000 years.

Huge lake of liquid water found on Mars

Posted in Science on 26th Jul, 2018
by Alex Muller

A huge liquid water lake has been found on Mars, stretching 20 km (12.4 mi) and buried beneath 1.5 km (0.9 mi) of ice at the Red Planet's south pole.

Did the Moon once have life?

Posted in Science on 24th Jul, 2018
by Alex Muller

Today, the Moon is as dead as you can get, but scientists contend that this might not have been the case billions of years ago.