In Search of the Intelligent Frugal Aliens in the Outer Space: the Benford Beacons Way

Maybe aliens are frugal beings; that is why the earthlings could not detect them.

Is the Current Technology Enough to Uncover Life Outside the Earth?

Isn't it an interesting quest to find life outside the Earth? Is the current technology enough to find life in outer space?

Life Forms May Have Evolved In Ancient Hot Springs On Mars

Data from the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) suggest the discovery of ancient springs in the Vernal Crater, sites where life forms may have evolved on Mars, according to a new report.

New Cleaning Protocol For Future 'Search For Life' Missions

Scientists have developed a new cleaning protocol for space hardware, such as the scoops of Mars rovers, which could be used on future "Search for Life" missions on other planets.

Cold Case: Looking For Life On Mars

Evidence never dies in the popular TV show Cold Case.

Hunting Martian Fossils Best Bet For Locating Mars Life, Says Researcher

Hunting for traces of life on Mars calls for two radically different strategies, says Arizona State University professor Jack Farmer

Building Blocks Of Life Formed On Mars, Scientists Conclude

Organic compounds contain carbon and hydrogen and form the building blocks of all life on Earth.

Was There Life On Mars? Shiny Rock Coating May Hold The Answer

A mysterious shiny coating found on rocks in many of Earth's arid environments could reveal whether there was once life on Mars, according to new research.

Life On Mars? Elusive Mineral Bolsters Chances, Researchers Say

Over the last several years, scientists have built a very convincing case that Mars hosted water, at least early in its history

Young Mars Most Likely To Support Life, New Mineral History Shows

Mars started out relatively wet and temperate, underwent a major climate shift, and evolved into a cold, dry place strewn with acidic rock – less than ideal conditions for supporting life.

Life On Mars? New Data Reveal Places To Search

Mars Express, Europe’s first mission to the Red Planet, has generated a slew of new data about the mineral composition of the planet’s dry, dramatic surface.

Minerals On Mars Influence Measuring Of Its Temperature

A team of researchers from the CSIC-INTA Astrobiology Centre in Madrid has confirmed that the type of mineralogical composition on the surface of Mars influences the measuring of its temperature.

Modern Myths Concerning Life on Mars

This paper attempts to bring the supportable facts together in calling for a revision of the current consensus regarding life on Mars.

Analysis of evidence of Mars life

Gillevinia straata, the scientific name [1, 2] recognizing the first extraterrestrial living form ever nomenclated...

Life's Raw Materials May Have Come From The Stars, Scientists Confirm

Scientists have confirmed for the first time that an important component of early genetic material which has been found in meteorite fragments is extraterrestrial in origin, in a paper published on 15 June 2008.

We're All Ears: Listening For ET

The SETI Institute predicts that we'll detect an extraterrestrial transmission within twenty years.

Search For Extraterrestrial Intelligence: Allen Telescope Array Begins Scientific Observations

he University of California, Berkeley and the SETI Institute have announced that the first 42 radio dishes of the Allen Telescope Array (ATA) have been activated and collecting scientific data from the far reaches of the universe.

[email protected] Ramps Up To Analyze More Data In Search Of Extraterrestrial Intelligence

The longest-running search for radio signals from alien civilizations is getting a burst of new data from an upgraded Arecibo telescope

Galaxy 'Hunting' Made Easy

Astronomers using ESO's Very Large Telescope have discovered in a single pass about a dozen otherwise invisible galaxies halfway across the Universe.

Robot scout: fly me (safely) to the moon

The first attempt to land humans on the moon -- Apollo 11 -- was a triumph that almost ended in disaster.