Tag: Life

Asteroid impact on exoplanet

Researchers are Using Asteroid Impacts to Search for Alien Life

Material blasted out into space during asteroid impacts on rocky exoplanets could hold chemicals, minerals, and other life biosignatures. Over the years, scientists catalogued thousands of extrasolar planets, including weird worlds where life could thrive...
Water world exoplanet

Study Shows One Third of Known Exoplanets are “Water Worlds”

In a huge discovery for planetary science and the search for alien life, over a third of medium-sized exoplanets already cataloged could be water worlds. In addition to cataloging as many exoplanets as possible, data...
Ediacaran fossil

Scientists Identify the First Animals to Exist on Earth

Paleontologists think leaf-like creatures that lived on seafloors all over Earth half a billion years ago could have been the first animals to appear. Known as Ediacaran biota, or fauna, are micro-organisms that dominated the...
Exoplanet

Scientists Find Type of Exoplanet With Ingredients for Life

The amount and type of light reaching a planet from its host star affect the chemical conditions present on its surface, which is critical to life development. As of now, between the Kepler mission and...
Surface of the moon

Research Claims Life on the Moon may Have Been Possible

Now lifeless, astrobiologists say that life on the Moon could have been possible billions of years ago during two separate periods. Earth’s only natural satellite is the closest astronomical body to us, yet it remains an...
Image of Mars

New Discovery Furthers Proof of Possible Life on Mars

Exposed to hostile conditions similar to those in outer space, bacteria have proven their resilience and raise hopes of finding microbial life in other worlds in the solar system. There are different “listening” programs, like...
Quantum immortality

Quantum Archeology and 3D-Bioprinting Could Make us Immortal

Imagine if you could bring back all your loved ones who’ve departed this life. Based on the laws of quantum mechanics, using 3D-Bioprinting technology, we could resurrect the dead and give a whole new...

Extremophiles in our Stratosphere Might be key to Discovering Alien Life

The microbial life that can survive in the most inhospitable environments, like Earth’s stratosphere, may give scientists clues in how and where to look for life in other worlds. On Earth, there are places where...
sarco pod

Exit International Offers Euthanasia via the 3D-printed Sarco Pod

A voluntary euthanasia advocate invites those who want to die in peace to take a seat in one of his 3D-printed suicide pods, presented as a reliable and stylish death machine. Every year, an average...
A budding plant

Where did it all Begin? The Theory of the Beginning of Life

Follow us on a journey through the theories that try to describe the beginning of life. The most recent and most precise study aimed at calculating the total number of all species living on Earth...