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A mysterious hole on Mars could be a jackpot of scientific discoveries, from extraterrestrial life to where astronauts could live

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter imaged a hole on Mars in 2022 that recently resurfaced, reigniti…

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Scientists think they’ve spotted 60 potential alien power plants in the Milky Way!

Dyson Spheres, a shell or swarm of objects built by an advanced civilisation to capture the immense…

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The first life forms on Earth might have come from Saudi Arabia, scientists find new proof

Scientists have unearthed living stromatolites — ancient geological structures made from algae — on…

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Massive amounts of frozen water found underneath Mars' equator!

For years, the towering dust sculptures of the Medusae Fossae Formation on Mars have baffled scient…

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A new measure of planetary chaos may be essential in the search for extraterrestrial life, study suggests

While the quest for life beyond Earth traditionally focuses on the presence of water, warmth, and s…

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Alien 'dinosaurs' could be lurking on distant planets, scientists suggest

The researchers advocate for examining planets with high oxygen levels and even expanding our searc…

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Jeff Bezos has a vision to colonize space with a trillion people. We asked experts to put it to the test.

Jeff Bezos dreams of a future where a trillion humans live in the solar system. But experts are ske…

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Icy pebbles may be carrying water to developing planets across the cosmos!

Scientists, exploring the origins of water on Earth and other exoplanets, may have uncovered a prom…

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I drove Nevada's Extraterrestrial Highway. No one got abducted, but it was one of the strangest experiences of my life.

During our trip down the Extraterrestrial Highway, we peered inside the Black Mailbox, and explored…

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A Harvard professor is risking his reputation to search for aliens. Tech tycoons are bankrolling his quest.

Avi Loeb thinks the public has a right to know the truth about UFOs. He hopes his controversial ide…

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Space Invaders, IRL: Japanese startup to zap space junk with ground-based laser beams!

EX-Fusion is an Osaka-based startup with a plan that's as audacious as it is ingenious: zapping spa…

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Saturn's 'Death Star' moon may have a secret ocean, revealing a new category of worlds that could host alien life

One of Saturn's smallest moons wasn't a candidate for alien life. But if Mimas has an ocean, it cou…

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Scientists had a groundbreaking conversation with a humpback whale in her own language and it could help humans chat with aliens one day

A groundbreaking encounter between scientists and a humpback whale named Twain could shape our firs…

Jessica Orwig,Kelsey Vlamis   


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Atomic oxygen found sandwiched between layers of sulphurous clouds On Venus

Researchers found that the temperature of atomic oxygen on Venus ranged from –120°C on the day side…

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A Harvard-led team is launching a new project to search for physical evidence of aliens and their technology

Astrophysicist Avi Loeb is leading the Galileo Project, a program that will search for signs of ext…

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Scientists develop cosmic concrete made of extraterrestrial dust and human waste to construct a house on Mars

Planning to build a house on Mars may now be easy as scientists have created a concrete-like mate…

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NASA is finally returning to Venus with 2 new spacecraft - one to map the 'inferno-like world' and one to plunge to its surface

By orbiting Venus and plunging to its surface, NASA's new missions could reveal how the planet beca…

Aylin Woodward,Morgan McFall-Johnsen   


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The hardest part of discovering alien life may be announcing it. Here's how NASA might break the news.

Mystery flying objects, UFOs or "UAPs," probably aren't aliens. But if extraterrestrial life is rea…

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NASA's Mars rover landed in the perfect place to hunt for alien fossils: an ancient lake bed called Jezero Crater

Perseverance will scour mud and clay in Jezero's river delta and shorelines for signs of microbe co…

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An ancient super-Earth offers an unexpected clue that life in our galaxy could be older than scientists thought

This rocky planet formed about 10 billion years ago, making it twice as old as Earth. It's too hot …

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