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Sea plankton found in space

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Russian scientists say they have found traces of sea plankton on the surface of the International Space Station (ISS), proving that life can survive in the harsh conditions of space.

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NASA scientists agree that aliens are out there

NASA's July 14 panel discussion. (Credit: NASA)

NASA held a panel discussion on Monday, July 14 in which scientists discussed extraterrestrial life. The televised discussion took place at NASA headquarters in Washington, DC, and featured leading science and engineering experts who discussed the search for life beyond ...

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Alien world Gliese 832c may support life

Gliese 832c

A recently discovered planet that is relatively close to Earth may be home to alien life. A team of astronomers discovered Gliese 832c by analyzing data collected by three instruments: The University College London Échelle Spectrograph (UCLES) on the Anglo-Australian ...

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NASA plans search for alien life on Europa

Water reaching the surface of Europa. (Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech)

On Tuesday, March 4, NASA released an overview of its 2015 budget request, which includes funding for the formulation for a mission to Jupiter’s moon, Europa. Astrobiologists are excited about the potential habitability of Europa. Planetary scientist and astrobiologist Kevin ...

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