ALIEN AND EXOPLANET NEWS FROM DISCOVERY NEWS - FEB 2014 Mar 2, 2014 0:00:11 GMT 5.5
Post by Propel Steps on Mar 2, 2014 0:00:11 GMT 5.5
Mars Meteorite Structures: Optimism for Alien Life?
Feb 28, 2014 02:15 PM ET/ IanO'Neill
A meteorite from Mars has been studied up-close and scientists have detected tiny structures that could be interpreted as having a biological origin.
Kepler's Alien World Count Skyrockets
Feb 26, 2014 01:10 PM ET/ IreneKlotz
The number of known planets beyond the solar system took a giant leap thanks to a new technique that verifies candidate planets found by NASA's Kepler space telescope in batches rather than one-by-one.
Water Found in Atmosphere of Nearby Alien Planet
Feb 26, 2014 09:00 AM ET/ MeganGannon, SPACE.com News Editor
Water vapor has been detected in the atmosphere of one of the first alien planets ever identified by astronomers.
Advanced Exoplanet Hunter Images Alien Worlds
Feb 24, 2014 04:04 PM ET/ MiriamKramer, SPACE.com
A planet-hunting project is snapping pictures of alien worlds and other objects orbiting nearby stars in an effort to give scientists a better understanding of these intriguing exoplanets.
Kepler's Exoplanetary Universe in a Nutshell: Video
Feb 22, 2014 06:20 AM ET/ IanO'Neill
In this awesome video released by Deep Astronomy, narrated by Tony Darnell and produced by Scott Lewis, Kepler's science is explained, giving us a fascinating insight to this historic exoplanet-hunting mission.
Mystery of NASA's 'Jelly Doughnut' Mars Rock Solved
Feb 15, 2014 09:11 AM ET/ MiriamKramer, SPACE.com
Scientists have solved the mystery of the strange rock on Mars that suddenly appeared next to the Opportunity rover.
Will Intelligent Alien Life be Found by 2040?
Feb 11, 2014 11:51 AM ET/ MikeWall, Space.com
The first detection of intelligent extraterrestrial life will likely come within the next quarter-century
Are We Searching for Aliens in the Wrong Place?
Feb 3, 2014 12:45 PM ET/ IanO'Neill
Earth may be a nice and cozy place for life as we know it to evolve, but is it really the best place for life to thrive? Probably not, say two researchers. Continue reading