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2009-08-17 12:34:00

GREENBELT, Md., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA scientists have discovered glycine, a fundamental building block of life, in samples of comet Wild 2 returned by NASA's Stardust spacecraft.

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2009-08-17 12:35:00

NASA scientists have discovered glycine, a fundamental building block of life, in samples of comet Wild 2 returned by NASA's Stardust spacecraft.

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2009-08-06 06:10:00

According to a recent analysis, it appears that methane on Mars is produced and destroyed at a faster rate than on Earth.

2009-07-16 15:53:34

Parents of children at a British school said young students were traumatized when school staff staged an alien abduction of a teacher. The parents said teachers at Southway Junior School in Burgess Hill, England, terrified students, some as young as 7, by faking a spaceship crash near classrooms and having costumed aliens kidnap a teacher, the Daily Mail reported Thursday. School officials said the event was designed to encourage students to use their imaginations during Everyone Writes Day....

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2009-07-14 06:50:00

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

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2009-06-24 13:15:00

Researchers in Europe released a new report on Wednesday that suggests the geyser seen on the surface of Saturn’s moon Enceladus could be fed by a salty ocean underneath the surface.

2009-06-18 05:00:00

Astrobiology Magazine's new projects and collaborations promise to introduce NASA to an even wider and more diverse audience NEW YORK, June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Is there life on other planets? What are the latest findings on Mars? Astrobiology Magazine -- www.astrobio.net -- has been reporting the latest and most exciting developments in science related to astrobiology since 2000.

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2009-06-11 10:32:32

A lunar eclipse helped a group of international scientists take a snapshot of earth’s chemical fingerprint, which could help to identify planets most similar to earth where life may be thriving.

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2009-06-10 13:56:44

Astronomers using the Science and Technology Facilities Council's (STFC) William Herschel Telescope (WHT) on La Palma have confirmed an effective way to search the atmospheres of planets for signs of life, vastly improving our chances of finding alien life outside our solar system.

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2009-06-08 11:55:00

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.


Latest Extraterrestrial life Reference Libraries

Reptilians
2013-09-05 08:02:45

Reptilians are depicted as reptile humanoid creatures that are used in science fiction, ufology, and in conspiracy theories. Sometimes reptilians are also called reptoids, reptiloids, or draconians. One of the first alleged contacts with a reptilian occurred in 1967 in Ashland, Nebraska. Police officer Herbert Schirmer claimed to have been abducted and taken aboard a UFO by reptile-like humanoids that had a winged serpent emblem on the left side of their chests. David Icke, a British...

Flatwoods monster
2013-08-26 08:20:20

The Flatwoods monster is claimed to be an unidentified species of either a terrestrial cryptid or an extraterrestrial being. It was reported being seen in the town of Flatwoods, West Virginia, on September 12, 1952 on some land owned by a local farmer, G. Bailey Fisher. The witnesses include two brothers, Edward and Fred May, their mother Kathleen, a friend of the boys, Tommy Hyer, along with Neil Nunley, Ronnie Shaver, and national guardsman Eugene Lemon. It was described as being ten...

Astrobiology (journal)
2012-06-04 18:56:55

Astrobiology is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published monthly by Mary Ann Liebert Inc. It is the official journal of the Astrobiology Society. As of May 2012, the editor-in-chief is Sherry L. Cady, PhD (Portland State University, Department of Geology). Astrobiology is the leading international journal for astronomers, biologists, chemists, geologists, microbiologists, paleontologists, and planetary scientists designed to advance our understanding of life’s origin, evolution, and...

Sagan, Carl
2004-10-19 04:45:44

Carl Edward Sagan (November 9, 1934 - December 20, 1996) was an American astronomer who pioneered exobiology and promoted the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) and science in general. He is less well known for his skepticism. Born in Brooklyn, New York, Sagan attended the University of Chicago, where he received a bachelor's degree (1955) and a master's degree (1956) in physics, before earning his doctorate (1960) in astronomy and astrophysics. He taught at Harvard University...

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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Xenobiology -- Xenobiology (or exobiology, or astrobiology) is the term for a speculative field within biology which considers the possibility of, and possible nature of, extraterrestrial life. It also necessarily includes the concept of artificial life, since any life form might naturally evolve elsewhere, could conceivably come out of a laboratory using a future technology. It might be difficult to tell whether a truly strange life form had in fact arisen in space, or was designed much...

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scriggle
  • To writhe; struggle or twist about with more or less force; wriggle.
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