- by Astrobiology Magazine staffwriter - Mar 26, 2001Scientific consensus holds that liquid water cannot exist on the surface of Mars. But now a pair of scientists argue that liquid water in limited amounts and for limited times may indeed be present on Mars' surface.
- by Astrobiology Magazine staffwriter - Mar 16, 2001When NASA's Galileo spacecraft sent back images and data of the Jovian moon Europa, scientists began thinking seriously that life just might exist on this enigmatic, frozen world.
- by Astrobiology Magazine staffwriter - Mar 12, 2001DNA is the building block for life on Earth. But it is a highly complex molecule, and could not have arranged itself spontaneously. What did it develop from? Astrobiologists examine possible ancestors of DNA: nucleic acids called PNA, p-RNA, and TNA.