life

Aging Stars Can Make New Habitable Zones For Planets

Posted in Science on 29th May, 2016
by Alex Muller

Scientists searching for life in the universe now have a new target: the once-icy worlds orbiting red giants.

Red dwarf exoplanets not as habitable as once believed

Posted in Science on 26th May, 2016
by Alex Muller

Computer models suggest that these planets are likely rendered uninhabitable by their super-dense atmospheres.

More evidence that comets could have nurtured life on earth

Posted in Science on 5th May, 2016
by Alex Muller

Increased carbon levels in the rocks soon after the impact were evidence that microbial life may have thrived in the crater.

Europe and Russia delay ExoMars rover project to 2020

Posted in Science on 4th May, 2016
by Alex Muller

The aim of the mission is to land a rover on the Red Planet. Capable of drilling up to 2m below the surface, it would search for signs of past or present life.

3 newly discovered exoplanets prime candidates in search for life elsewhere

Posted in Science on 3rd May, 2016
by Alex Muller

The worlds are potentially habitable given their sizes and temperatures, and may be the best candidates yet in the search for life.