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Tag: alien worlds
Earth as hybrid planet: New classification scheme places Anthropocene era in astrobiological context
Sep 7, 2017
Researchers have devised a new classification scheme for the evolutionary stages of worlds based on “non-equilibrium thermodynamics”.
Descent into a Frozen Underworld
Feb 17, 2017
A JPL researcher traveled to Antarctica this past December to test robots and instruments designed for icy worlds like Europa.
Cloudy Mornings & Hot Afternoons on Alien Worlds
May 12, 2015
A team of astronomers has uncovered evidence of daily weather cycles on six extra-solar planets using sensitive observations from the Kepler space telescope.