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June 14, 2018

Our DNA Might Be the Most Valuable Thing in a Trade Deal With Aliens

Or, how to avoid a “Mars Attacks”-style bloodbath when we eventually encounter extraterrestrials. While we haven’t seen any signs of extraterrestrial beings on the galactic horizon […]
June 11, 2018

SpaceX proposing expansion of Florida launch processing facilities

WASHINGTON — SpaceX plans to significantly expand its footprint at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, a sign that its Falcon 9 and Falcon Heavy rockets will play […]
June 10, 2018

A New Way to Find Alien Civilizations: Look for Their Satellites

An astrophysicist was able to define a new signature of an extraterrestrial civilization by studying telecommunication satellites around Earth. If an extraterrestrial civilization were to turn […]
June 9, 2018

Finally, scientists have found intriguing organic molecules on Mars

The finding has significant implications for whether life once existed on Mars. After more than four decades of searching for organic molecules on the surface of […]
June 7, 2018

Climate Change Killed the Aliens, and It Will Probably Kill Us Too, New Simulation Suggests

Did climate change already kill all the aliens we’ve been searching for? According to astrophysicist Adam Frank, it’s certainly a possibility — and whether humans are […]
June 6, 2018

NASA is sending a spacecraft to investigate the ‘bubble’ that protects our solar system

Don’t look at the Sun during an eclipse. Wear sunscreen and sunglasses if you go outside.We know plenty about how to protect ourselves from the burning rays […]
June 5, 2018

Small asteroid on collision course with Earth discovered only hours before impact

Boulder-sized asteroid was detected by telescope 8 hours before disintegrating in atmosphere over Botswana An asteroid on a collision course with Earth broke up after entering the […]
June 5, 2018

How Big Are We in Relation to Space?

When you hear the phrase “life-sized,” what comes to mind? Most people think of things comparatively-sized to themselves, but the observable universe teaches us just how […]
June 4, 2018

The Moons of Some Giant Alien Planets Could Host Life

Researchers have identified more than 100 giant exoplanets that may have potentially life-hosting moons. The new analysis could change the way scientists search for life in the […]