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What Does the Next Generation Telescope Need to Detect Life?
Oct 23, 2014
The atmospheres of terrestrial exoplanets could betray the presence of life.
Ancient Earth, Alien Earths
Aug 21, 2014
At a recent event held at NASA headquarters, a panel of scientists discussed how our knowledge of ancient Earth can help guide our search for life elsewhere.
New discovery: Microbes can create dripstones
Aug 18, 2014
New research shows that microbes can create dripstones in caves, illustrating how biological life can influence Earth’s geology.
Craters Could Be Promising Sites to Look for Life
May 22, 2014
Leaf remains have been found entombed in the impact glass created by asteroid and comet bombardments.
Destroying Glycine in Ice
May 15, 2014
A new study shows how radiation exposure could destroy one of life’s most basic building blocks – even when it’s encased in ice for protection.