extraterrestrial life

NASA Finds Chemical That Could Provide Pathway To Life on Saturn’s Moon Titan

According to the report, NASA researchers have found large quantities of the chemical on Saturn’s moon Titan. On Earth, acrylonitrile, also known as vinyl cyanide, is useful in the manufacture of plastics. Under the harsh conditions of Saturn’s largest moon, this chemical

Cassini Shows Intriguing Image Of Enceladus’ South-Polar Jets

According to NASA, the picture of the jets was taken from afar. This view looks toward the Saturn-facing hemisphere of Enceladus (313 miles or 504 kilometers across). North is up. The image was taken in visible light with the Cassini spacecraft

Leading Space Entrepreneur Thinks Aliens Are Visiting Earth

Mr Bigelow, 72, said he believed that aliens had come to Earth, and were continuing to do so, Joinfo.com reports with reference to IFL Science. “I’m absolutely convinced ,” he said in an interview with with CBS News. “That’s all there

Newly discovered ‘super-Earth’ offers best chance of finding alien life

The planet is 39 light years away in the constellation of Cetus (often called ‘the whale’ or ‘the seamonster’), Joinfo.com reports with reference to Metro. It is 1.4 times the size of earth, but its mass is seven times greater, implying it

Discovery of world’s oldest fossil suggests there was alien life on Mars

The fossil, which was found in Quebec, Canada, shows life on earth was thriving as far back as 4.2 billion years, hundreds of millions of years earlier than previously thought, Joinfo.com reports with reference to Metro. This makes the prospect of life

How To Watch NASA’s Announcement Of A ‘Discovery Beyond Our Solar System’

NASA's press conference on "discovery beyond our solar system" is scheduled to take place on 23 February, 5am AEDST and you can watch it yourself online, live, at NASA TV. According to Gizmodo, present at the briefing will be Thomas Zurbuchen

NASA to host major press conference on ‘discovery beyond our solar system’

Exoplanets are the best hope for finding life away from Earth, Joinfo.com reports wit reference to Independent. NASA is to host a major press conference on a "discovery beyond our solar system". The event will see the revelation of major information about exoplanets, or

Dawn Spacecraft Discovers Evidence for Organic Material on Ceres

Scientists using the spacecraft's visible and infrared mapping spectrometer (VIR) detected the material in and around a northern-hemisphere crater called Ernutet. Organic molecules are interesting to scientists because they are necessary, though not sufficient, components of life on Earth, Joinfo.com reports with

Search for aliens: Scientists detect more than 100 new potential exoplanets

Scientists have been working towards searching alien planets in the universe using various techniques. In search of alien worlds, they have spotted more than 100 new potential exoplanets using one of the most successful techniques, Joinfo.com reports with reference to News

NASA Reveals Simple Chemistry Method to Test Other Planets for Life

The test uses a liquid-based technique known as capillary electrophoresis to separate a mixture of organic molecules into its components. It was designed specifically to analyze for amino acids, the structural building blocks of all life on Earth, Joinfo.com reports with reference