Sebastien Clarke

October 30, 2016

NASA Astronaut Kate Rubins, Crewmates Safely Return From the Space Station

NASA astronaut and Expedition 49 crew member Kate Rubins, who became the first person to sequence DNA in space, returned to Earth Saturday after a successful […]
October 29, 2016

THE SEARCH IS ON FOR ALIEN SIGNALS AROUND TABBY’S STAR

There’s a remote chance that inexplicable light variations in a star in the Northern Cross may be caused by the works of an alien civilization. 1,480 […]
October 28, 2016

LOOK AT THE SHATTERED REMAINS OF THE ESA'S EXOMARS LANDER

It’s incredibly hard to reach Mars: More than half of the missions to the red planet have failed, including the most recent one. The European Space […]
October 27, 2016

Alien life is out there: astronomers say star pulses could be messages

Tiny pulses of light from more than 200 distant stars may be messages from an alien civilisation, two Canadian astronomers have suggested. The signals – if […]
October 26, 2016

'Alien Megastructure' Star Targeted by $100 Million SETI Search

If intelligent aliens actually do live around Tabby’s star, astronomers are determined to find them. The Breakthrough Listen initiative, which will spend $100 million over the […]
October 25, 2016

WHAT'S INSIDE PROXIMA CENTAURI B, OUR NEAREST EXOPLANET NEIGHBOR

THE CLOSEST POTENTIALLY HABITABLE PLANET HAS AN INTRIGUING INTERIOR What might the closest exoplanet to Earth look like? Anything from a cannonball-like world to an ocean-covered […]
October 24, 2016

Elon Musk says we're going to Mars, and we're bringing tunneling droids

In September, at the International Astronautical Congress in Guadalajara, Mexico, SpaceX CEO and founder Elon Musk revealed a grand plan to visit and, eventually, populate Mars. […]
October 22, 2016

NEW NASA PHOTOS SHOW EXOMARS LANDER MAY HAVE EXPLODED ON IMPACT

When an object traveling through space encounters a planet, what survives of that encounter usually leaves a mark. This is no less true for meteorites than […]
October 21, 2016

AFTER ROUGH DESCENT, EUROPE'S MARS LANDER IS PROBABLY DEAD

BUT THE NEW MARS ORBITER IS A BIG SUCCESS Mars has apparently claimed another robotic explorer. Europe’s Schiaparelli Mars lander is most likely dead on arrival, […]