Alien Life

  • Aunque las estrellas más cercanas del centro de la galaxia están expuestas a más radiación, nuevas investigaciones indican que hay más posibilidades de encontrar planetas habitables ahí que en las regiones externas de nuestra galaxia.
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  • A new study finds that desert worlds -- like the planet Arrakis in the sci-fi classic "Dune" -- might be the more common type of habitable planet in the galaxy, rather than watery planets such as Earth.
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  • Um novo estudo descobre que mundos desérticos – como o planeta Arrakis no clássico de ficção científica “Duna” – devem ser o tipo mais comum de planeta habitável na galáxia, ao invés de planetas aquosos como a Terra.
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  • Un estudio reciente halla que planetas desérticos - como Arrakis, en el clásico de ciencia ficción "Dune" - podrían ser el tipo más común de planeta habitable en la galaxia, en vez de planetas acuosos como la Tierra.
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  • A new study finds that desert worlds -- like the planet Arrakis in the sci-fi classic "Dune" -- might be the more common type of habitable planet in the galaxy, rather than watery planets such as Earth.
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  • While SETI scans the galaxy for evidence of advanced alien civilizations, what can studying dolphins teach us about non-human intelligence?
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  • Astronomers generally expect planets with liquid water to exist close to their parent star. But new research shows that some planets orbiting at the same distance as Saturn could have lakes and oceans.
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  • An international team of astronomers has set out on the largest program to date exploring the alien atmospheres of "Hot Jupiters."
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  • Astrobiology Magazine is launching a new blog -- AstroTurf -- written by science historian Richard Milner. In this first post, Milner writes about an internet hoax created to promote Hollywood's latest "Planet of the Apes" movie.
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  • Are crop circles a sign of alien intelligence... or are they an example of how Earth-based artists are using physics to create environmental art.
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