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Evidence Of Life Inside Jupiters Moon Europa

June 28, 2020 |

Jupiter’s moon Europa has been long viewed as a potential habitat for alien life beyond Earth. Now, a new research reveals that the subsurface ocean on Jupiter’s moon, hidden beneath the thick shell of ice, should be able to support life. Read More

Astronomers Find The Most Earth-like Planet Orbiting a Sun-like Star

June 10, 2020 |

An international team of astronomers has discovered a potentially habitable exoplanet which is more similar to Earth in size and orbit than any planet found before. Read More

Hunting Extraterrestrial Life On Exomoons

June 8, 2016 |

In the past two decades, astronomers have detected more than 2000 exoplanets, the first of these detections were gas giants as massive as Jupiter that are so close to the host that they are heated to high temperature in order of 2,000°C; but now, for the first time, astronomers are getting down to the regime of potentially habitable Earth-like worlds. Read More

T. Boyajian Just Answered Common Questions About KIC 8462852

June 4, 2016 | 2

Yesterday, Dr. Tabetha Boyajian and Professor Jason Wright have participated in a Reddit AMA (ask me anything) to answer any and all questions regarding the “most controversial star in our Galaxy” KIC 8462852. Read More

The Promise of Kepler-62f: A Distant Earth-like World

May 30, 2016 |

On April 18, 2013, NASA’ astronomers announced the discovery of a new planetary system composed of five worlds orbiting a star somewhat cooler and smaller than the Sun, approximately 1,200 light-years away from us in the constellation Lyra. Read More

KIC 8462852 Star Mystery Just Got Even Deeper

April 27, 2016 | 91

In a relatively distant place, approximately 1,480 light years away from Earth, sits one of the most controversial objects in our galaxy, KIC 8462852, as its dubbed, clearly becomes the primary subject of much ongoing research. Read More

First-Known Repeating Fast Radio Bursts Detected Outside Our Galaxy

March 13, 2016 |

Telescopes here on Earth have detected signals that might help us solve an ongoing mystery, in a discovery that has astronomers very excited, but also puzzled. Read More

NASA Releases Bizarre ‘Moon Music’ Heard by Apollo 10 Astronauts In 1969

February 23, 2016 |

NASA has just released unearthed recordings of the moment that the Apollo 10 astronauts Eugene Cernan and John Young heard mysterious sounds while flying around the far side of the moon 47 years ago (May 1969). Read More

Why We Still Haven’t Found Aliens Yet?

January 25, 2016 |

The universe is a big, big place. According to astronomers, there are 100 billion to 200 billion galaxies in the universe. Each galaxy is filled with stars. Our galaxy, the Milky Way, contains up to 400 billion stars of various sizes and brightness. So, if you ask yourself how many stars are there in the Universe? The answer is mind-boggling. Read More

SETTI: No Sign Of Extraterrestrial Life Around KIC 8462852

December 12, 2015 |

KIC 8462852, aka Tabby’s star located 1,480 light years away from us, has puzzled astronomers with its erratic dimming, a dimming pattern never seen before — more than 20% of its light was being blocked out by something! Read More

No Alien Megastructure On KIC 8462852? Now, Scientists Solve The Mystery

November 25, 2015 |

Earlier this month, a mysterious star — known as Tabby’s Star or KIC 8462852 — with a strange dimming light made the news for its unexplained and bizarre behavior. Many on the Internet blamed an alien megastructure on KIC 8462852 for the dimming of 20% and more. Sure, This star is strange. But aliens? Read More

SETI: No Aliens Signals Coming From KIC 8462852

November 10, 2015 |

The star dubbed KIC 8462852, slightly bigger than the Sun, located more than 1400 light years away from us in the constellation Cygnus, drew a lot of attention last October, when astronomers analyzed the light it emits and found unusual dimming pattern — 20% and more — an odd phenomenon that could be caused by alien megastructures in orbit there. Read More

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