life

Plumes on Europa Might Confirm Suspicions of Water Beneath Its Icy Crust

Posted in Science on 30th Sep, 2016
by Alex Muller

Several missions are scheduled to investigate these findings.

NASA asteroid probe may find clues to origins of life on Earth

Posted in Science on 11th Sep, 2016
by Alex Muller

Water ice and organic materials, which are key compounds that may have made Earth habitable or even given life its start.

Planet smash-up 'brought carbon to Earth'

Posted in Science on 7th Sep, 2016
by Alex Muller

Much of Earth's life-giving carbon could have been delivered in a planetary collision about 4.4 billion years ago, a theory suggests.

A new Goldilocks for habitable planets

Posted in Science on 20th Aug, 2016
by Alex Muller

Simply being in the habitable zone may not be sufficient to support life. A planet also must start with an internal temperature that is just right.

Have We Been Wrong About the Origins of Life?

Posted in Featured, Science on 19th Aug, 2016
by Alex Muller

An alternative idea; that life arose deep in the ocean within warm, rocky structures called hydrothermal vents.