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#Extraterrestrial Life

# extraterrestrial-life - Thursday 19 April, 2018

NASA launches spacecraft designed to find planets that might support life

The satellite is expected to catalogue thousands of planets.

# extraterrestrial-life - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Poll: Do you believe 'intelligent alien life' exists? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you believe 'intelligent alien life' exists?

Your daily bite-sized ballot break.

# extraterrestrial-life - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

Scientists have discovered three "potentially habitable" planets

The ultracool dwarf star TRAPPIST-1 is 39 light years from earth, and orbited by three planets.

# extraterrestrial-life - Thursday 16 May, 2013

Billion-year-old water discovered in Canada could give clues to early life on Earth

Life-giving chemicals have been discovered in isolated water believed to be 1.5 billion years old, raising hopes of scientists finding surviving microscopic organisms from a prehistoric age.

# extraterrestrial-life - Saturday 15 December, 2012

Column: Why it’s important to look at the stars – literally

It’s good to be curious about a world outside our own, because being inquisitive in the past has gotten us where we are today, writes Conor Farrell.

# extraterrestrial-life - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

Life on Mars? Maybe not. NASA rows back on findings

NASA has downplayed talk of a ‘major discovery’ by its Curiosity rover after remarks by the mission chief raised hopes it may have unearthed evidence life once existed on the planet.

# extraterrestrial-life - Wednesday 21 December, 2011

Video: Two 'Earth-sized' planets discovered outside solar system Space This post contains videos

Video: Two 'Earth-sized' planets discovered outside solar system

The planets offer hope that extraterrestrial life could be discovered, scientists say.

# extraterrestrial-life - Thursday 17 November, 2011

Evidence of 'shallow lakes' found on Jupiter moon Europa Space Lake This post contains videos This post contains images

Evidence of 'shallow lakes' found on Jupiter moon Europa

Scientists believe they have found evidence of liquid water beneath the surface of Jupiter’s ice-covered moon – indicating a potential habitat for life outside Earth.

# extraterrestrial-life - Wednesday 27 April, 2011

US alien search programme scrapped

Telescopes aimed at monitoring potential extra-terrestrial communication from the United States have been scrapped after a massive cut in federal funding.

# extraterrestrial-life - Monday 11 April, 2011

From The Daily Edge Declassified FBI files tell of UFO sightings in Utah and New Mexico Roswell

Declassified FBI files tell of UFO sightings in Utah and New Mexico

Recently declassified memos show that agents had exchanged information about UFOs being spotted in Utah and New Mexico in the late 1940s.