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Scientists find evidence that a moon of Jupiter could hold life

A new study released by NASA on Tuesday shows that oceans on Europa, one of Jupiter’s 67 known moons, might have a lot in common with our own oceans, including a chemical balance capable of harboring life.

Prof. has way for Earth to cloak itself, hide from alien planets

A professor at Columbia University has found a simple way for the Earth to hide from other planets who may not have nice intentions should they discover us. It's a bit cloak without the dagger but he feels we should consider it.

Infant star's molecules suggest life's chemistry universal

Munich - Using the Chile-based European Southern Observatory’s (ESO) Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), astronomers have detected the presence of the building blocks of life in an infant star system for the first time.

NASA plans mission to Europa to find alien life

NASA has confirmed that it is planning a mission to Jupiter's moon Europa, thought to possibly have a vast ocean under its icy surface. NASA will be looking for "Europan" life.

We could find aliens through their vibrations

Scientists in Europe have succeeded in identifying life through the sensitive vibrations it gives out. Their new instrument is capable of sensing the tiniest motions in living cells and could be used as a new way to detect life on other planets.

New chemical signals from the middle of our galaxy are a good sign for alien life

Aliens! The recent discovery of molecular compounds integral to life on Earth in dusty clouds located deep in interstellar space is an encouraging sign that aliens could exist out in the universe.

Oceans crucial as search for alien life gathers pace

Norwich - New research published Monday on the role of oceans could help determine whether other planets outwith our solar system are capable of developing and sustaining life.

Humans will find soon that 'we're not alone in the universe'

NASA said in a recent press conference that they are closer than ever to finding alien life on other planets that that it may happen in the next 20 years.

ESA's new Plato planet hunter will examine a million star systems

Warwick - The European Space Agency announced Wednesday that a new space-based observatory to search for planets orbiting alien stars will form the third plank of the ESA’s medium-class (M-class) science missions.

Fancy an invigorating bath — How about Jupiter's moon Europa?

Could Jupiter's moon Europa could be the health spa destination of the future? Maybe. A new research paper by scientists from California Institute of Technology and NASA/JPL indicates that part of Europa's surface consists of Epsom salts!

Alien life may be found in next 10 years: World Economic Forum

World leaders meeting in Davos (Jan. 23 -27) discussed the unforeseen challenges the world may face in the next decade. Working with the journal Nature, WEF proposed five "X Factors" as "unheralded dangers" the world may face in the next ten years.

Drilling hitch scuppers Antarctica's Lake Ellsworth scientists

Early on Christmas Day it was announced that a British expedition to investigate Lake Ellsworth, a sub-glacial lake over two miles below the surface of Antarctica, had to be called off.

Ancient Antarctic microbes suggest life but not as we know it

In a study released last week, scientists attached to Nevada’s Desert Research Institute (DRI) revealed the existence of bacteria in one of Earth’s most alien habitats, 20 metres below a frozen lake in Antarctica.

Kepler Space Telescope’s continuing mission to seek exoplanets

During the three or so years since launch NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope has discovered many new planets outwith our solar system – exoplanets. NASA has announced that Kepler will continue boldly seeking out new celestial bodies, at least till 2016.

Billions of planets in habitable zone of red dwarfs in Milky Way

A new estimate of habitable planets orbiting red dwarf stars, considered the most common in our galaxy, indicates there may be "tens of billions" of rocky planets like our Earth in the Milky Way galaxy alone and about 100 in the Sun's neighborhood.

Volunteers to search for evidence of alien life on Earth's Moon

Scientists are looking for online volunteers to help them identify signs of alien life in images of the lunar surface collected by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO). The LRO has collected more than 34,000 images of the lunar surface since 2009.

NASA finds extra-terrestrial amino-acids in Sudan meteorites

Earlier this month, NASA announced the discovery of bacteria living in arsenic in a California lake. Now they have uncovered ET amino-acids in meteorite fragments that landed in northern Sudan.

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Ellen Stofan, chief scientist for Nasa, (pictured) at a Washington panel discussion who said NASA expects to find alien life in the next 10 to 20 years.

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