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Did NASA Accidentally Destroy Proof of Life on Mars?

"In the late 1970s, two Viking robots sailed to Mars, pillaged the soil and burnt any traces of life they found..."
Posted: 15 July 2018 - Category: Life in Space - Source: livescience.com
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Russia Warns of Deadly Mutant Space Bacteria

"Bacteria that mutate during a trip in to space could become a threat to life on Earth, scientists claim..."
Posted: 09 July 2018 - Category: Life in Space - Source: unexplained-mysteries.com
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NASA Bolsters Its 'Planet-Contamination Police'

"There is a new space sheriff in town for alien-hunting U.S. scientists: Lisa Pratt, NASA’s latest 'planetary protection officer,' an astrobiologist from Indiana University who entered the role in early February..."
Posted: 03 July 2018 - Category: Life in Space - Source: scientificamerican.com
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Complex Organic Molecules Discovered on Enceladus

"The Cassini orbiter revealed many fascinating things about the Saturn system before its mission ended in September of 2017..."
Posted: 30 June 2018 - Category: Life in Space - Source: universetoday.com
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Evidence Mounts for Theory that Life Originated in Space

"IT’S beginning to look like life here began out there. The number of potentially habitable worlds has exploded. Organic molecules are being found in comets and cosmic clouds..."
Posted: 30 June 2018 - Category: Life in Space - Source: adelaidenow.com.au
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Company Aims to 3D Print Satellites and Spaceships in Orbit

"SpaceX is the best-known start-up in aerospace today. But what comes after reusable rockets?.."
Posted: 25 June 2018 - Category: Life in Space - Source: cnbc.com
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Rover Finds Organic Compounds and Strange Methane on Mars

"No, NASA hasn’t discovered life on Mars yet—but a new result makes it seem like maybe, at some point in the planet’s history, the conditions were ripe for some extraterrestrial beings. Maybe..."
Posted: 08 June 2018 - Category: Life in Space - Source: gizmodo.com
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NASA Proposes Manned Trip to Venus Using Inflatable Cloud Lab

"Venus could be the next stop for humans as NASA looks to discover if life ever existed on the now barren planet..."
Posted: 08 June 2018 - Category: Life in Space - Source: express.co.uk
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Astronomers Find 121 Planets That Could Have Habitable Moons

"More than 100 planets with potentially habitable moons have been identified by astronomers combing the cosmos for signs of extraterrestrial life..."
Posted: 31 May 2018 - Category: Life in Space - Source: express.co.uk
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Martian Fossils Could Be Hidden in Ancient Rocks, Scientists Say

"An ancient bed of rock near a dried-out Martian lake could contain alien fossils which prove life once existed on the Red Planet..."
Posted: 26 May 2018 - Category: Life in Space - Source: metro.co.uk
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Stratospheric Discoveries Hint at Space Dwelling Life Forms

"The presence of microbial life in Earth's stratosphere is not only opening up a new arena in which to study extremophiles, but is increasing the range of possible environments in which we may find life on other planets..."
Posted: 26 May 2018 - Category: Life in Space - Source: phys.org
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Major Paper Suggests Octopus DNA Came from Space

"A major paper revives the oft-mocked theory that life on Earth began in a rain of cosmic microbes. Stephen Fleischfresser reports..."
Posted: 15 May 2018 - Category: Life in Space - Source: cosmosmagazine.com
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Aliens May Well Exist in a Parallel Universe, New Studies Find

"Should the search for alien life in our universe come up empty-handed, it might be worth checking in on a neighboring universe instead..."
Posted: 15 May 2018 - Category: Life in Space - Source: livescience.com
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NASA Funds 5-Year Missions to Help Seek Out Alien Life

"The NASA Astrobiology Institute (NAI) has awarded five-year grants to three research teams who will hunt for life in the universe..."
Posted: 15 May 2018 - Category: Life in Space - Source: space.com
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Evidence for Water Geysers Found on Europa

"Data from the Galileo probe have reignited the possibility that Jupiter's moon Europa is spouting plumes into space..."
Posted: 15 May 2018 - Category: Life in Space - Source: news.nationalgeographic.com
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Yellowstone Microbe Discovery May Explain Origin of Life on Earth

"Scientists think they might have found a vital clue to the mystery of how life on Earth began in the warm acidic waters at Yellowstone National Park..."
Posted: 15 May 2018 - Category: Life in Space - Source: newsweek.com
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NASA and ESA Plan to Bring Martian Soil Samples Back to Earth

"Sophisticated laboratories aboard probes like the Curiosity Rover and the upcoming Insight Mars Lander can tell us much, but samples of Martian soil in terrestrial laboratories would open new worlds of exploration for scientists..."
Posted: 29 April 2018 - Category: Life in Space - Source: digitaltrends.com
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Indian Scientists Claim to Have Detected Extraterrestrial Bacteria

"The Indian Space Research Organization has claimed to have detected three types of bacteria which are so far not identified on earth. The experiment, conducted with the help of a high-altitude balloon..."
Posted: 25 April 2018 - Category: Life in Space - Source: sputniknews.com
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New Research Suggests Cosmos Filled with 'Alien Megastructures'

"Scientists have made a discovery which could be a crucial step towards proving that our universe is populated by vast numbers of advanced alien civilisations..."
Posted: 25 April 2018 - Category: Life in Space - Source: metro.co.uk
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Psychologists Say SETI 'Will Never Make Contact with Aliens'

"A group of psychologists say scientists will never make contact with aliens because aliens are likely to use communications based on unknown physical principles. They also say scientists are prone to so-called inattentional blindness..."
Posted: 13 April 2018 - Category: Life in Space - Source: spacedaily.com
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'Rectangular Object' Spotted in Chinese Moon Photos

"Popular Scottish ufologist George Graham, who discovered the photos of the moon many amazing anomalies shared with your subscribers information about your new discovery..."
Posted: 08 April 2018 - Category: Life in Space - Source: sivtimes.com
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Company Aims to Launch 'Luxury Space Hotel' within Four Years

"If road trips, theme parks, and beach resorts just don't do it for you, how about a stay in a swanky space hotel?..."
Posted: 08 April 2018 - Category: Life in Space - Source: nbcnews.com
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Is There Life Adrift in the Clouds of Venus?

"In the search for extraterrestrial life, scientists have turned over all sorts of rocks. Mars, for example, has geological features that suggest it once had—and still has—subsurface liquid water, an almost sure prerequisite for life..."
Posted: 31 March 2018 - Category: Life in Space - Source: phys.org
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7% of Astronaut's DNA Permanently Changed after Living in Space

"Spending time in space permanently changes your genes, a shock new Nasa study has revealed. Astronaut Scott Kelly now has different DNA to his identical twin brother after spending just a year in space, scientists found..."
Posted: 16 March 2018 - Category: Life in Space - Source: dailymail.co.uk
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NASA Shapes Science Plan for Deep-space Outpost Near the Moon

"NASA is pressing forward on plans to build a Lunar Orbital Platform-Gateway, an outpost for astronauts positioned in the space near Earth's moon..."
Posted: 16 March 2018 - Category: Life in Space - Source: space.com
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Why Stephen Hawking Urged Humanity to Leave Earth

"Stephen Hawking died at age 76 on Wednesday, his family announced in a statement. The famed British physicist, whose theories on black hole radiation and cosmology transformed him into a household name, died peacefully in his Cambridge home..."
Posted: 16 March 2018 - Category: Life in Space - Source: inverse.com
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NASA Accused of Alien 'Cover-up' by Scientist

"Nasa has been accused of covering up the existence of alien life on Mars. Barry DiGregorio, a researcher at Buckingham University, said Nasa’s Mars Rover found traces of alien lifeforms on Mars but did not investigate them properly..."
Posted: 06 March 2018 - Category: Life in Space - Source: metro.co.uk
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Vodafone to Install 4G Network on the Moon

"The Moon will have a 4G mobile network installed next year, according to plans set out by Vodafone and Nokia..."
Posted: 01 March 2018 - Category: Life in Space - Source: telegraph.co.uk
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Bigelow Aims to Replace ISS with Inflatable Space Stations

"Bigelow Aerospace — which currently has an inflatable capsule attached to the International Space Station (ISS) — announced bold plans to populate low-Earth orbit with inflatable space capsules..."
Posted: 24 February 2018 - Category: Life in Space - Source: mashable.com
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Study Reveals Most Humans Feel 'Upbeat' About Meeting Aliens

"Humans are fascinated by aliens. Whether they’re chest-bursting assassins or cuddly childhood friends, pop culture is awash with extraterrestrials..."
Posted: 20 February 2018 - Category: Life in Space - Source: newsweek.com
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Interstellar Asteroids 'Could Rewrite the Origins of Life on Earth'

"Late last year, astronomers detected the first known interstellar asteroid, dubbed 'Oumuamua'. New research suggests these exotic objects are more abundant than we thought, an observation that boosts the panspermia hypothesis..."
Posted: 09 February 2018 - Category: Life in Space - Source: gizmodo.com
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Killer Viruses from Space 'Remain Critically Under-researched'

"Could an alien virus arrive from outer space and wipe out the human race? It may sound like the plot of a B-movie, but an international group of scientists is now formally exploring the possibility for the very first time..."
Posted: 22 January 2018 - Category: Life in Space - Source: rt.com
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Crystals from Meteorites Contain Building Blocks of Early Life

"Halite salt crystals from the Monahan and Zag meteorites that landed on Earth some 20 years ago both contained organic matter like liquid water, hydrocarbons, and amino acids. .."
Posted: 15 January 2018 - Category: Life in Space - Source: en.brinkwire.com
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Huge Water Reserves Found All Over Mars, Bringing Hope for Life

"New NASA images show layers of ice peeking out of eroded cliffs—a potential boon for future humans on the red planet..."
Posted: 12 January 2018 - Category: Life in Space - Source: news.nationalgeographic.com
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Possible 'Ancient Fossils' Spotted by NASA Curiosity Rover on Mars

"Scientists at the US space agency NASA have spotted a strange looking object on the surface of Mars while examining the image captured by the Curiosity rover’s Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI)..."
Posted: 08 January 2018 - Category: Life in Space - Source: tecake.in
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Methane Levels Change Mysteriously with the Seasons on Mars

"From the pasture to the swamp, methane emissions on Earth are the effluvia of life. So what are whiffs of the gas doing on barren Mars? Trace detections of the stuff, alongside glimpses of larger spikes, have fueled debates about biological and nonbiological sources of the gas..."
Posted: 04 January 2018 - Category: Life in Space - Source: sciencemag.org
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Latest Analysis Suggests No Alien Megastructure Around Star

"As if a divisive Star Wars film wasn’t bad news enough this Christmas, now an analysis by more than 200 astronomers has been published that shows the mysterious dimming of star KIC 8462852 is not being produced by an alien megastructure..."
Posted: 04 January 2018 - Category: Life in Space - Source: theguardian.com
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'Zoo Theory' Attempts to Explain Reason for No Official ET Contact

"December has been a crazy month for extraterrestrial life, from a New York Times article exposing secret alien research programs, to Elon Musk's SpaceX missile launch over Los Angeles that sent the city into alien-hysteria for a few hours..."
Posted: 01 January 2018 - Category: Life in Space - Source: newsweek.com
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NASA Reveals Plans for a 2069 Mission to Alpha Centauri

"It is our nearest star system - and holds huge potential for find life. Now, a NASA team has revealed it has started planning for a mission to Alpha Centauri - and hope it could blast off on the 100th anniversary of Apollo 11 in 2069..."
Posted: 20 December 2017 - Category: Life in Space - Source: dailymail.co.uk
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Ancient Fossils Suggest Alien Life Should Be Widespread

"The early years of Earth are a murky mess, so we don't really know how or when life first arose. With each new fossil discovery, the timeline for life is pushed back earlier and earlier, but the really old ones are usually up for debate..."
Posted: 20 December 2017 - Category: Life in Space - Source: newatlas.com
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New Study Suggests Life Might Have Formed in Outer Space

"The results of a new study carried out by a team of scientists theorize that the molecular building blocks that support life on Earth began in outer space..."
Posted: 15 December 2017 - Category: Life in Space - Source: interestingengineering.com
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No Alien Signals Found Coming from Interstellar Asteroid...Yet

"No alien signals have been detected from an interstellar, cigar-shaped space rock discovered travelling through our Solar System in October, researchers listening for evidence of extraterrestrial technology said Thursday..."
Posted: 15 December 2017 - Category: Life in Space - Source: phys.org
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Interstellar Asteroid to Be Checked for Alien Signals

"A project searching for intelligent life in the cosmos is going to check the first known interstellar asteroid for signs of alien technology..."
Posted: 12 December 2017 - Category: Life in Space - Source: bbc.co.uk
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Victorian Medium Drew Martian Scene After 1894 'Contact'

"A woman claimed that she visited Mars... and communicated with aliens there, nearly 125 years ago. Hélène Smith, from Martigny in Switzerland, first began to claim she had contact with aliens while aged 33 in 1894..."
Posted: 08 December 2017 - Category: Life in Space - Source: express.co.uk
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'Cannonball' Pebble Spotted on Mars

"Was Mars once subjected to an ancient alien war that left the planet stripped of its atmosphere? Since as far back as the days of the original John Carter novel, A Princess of Mars..."
Posted: 04 December 2017 - Category: Life in Space - Source: outerplaces.com
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Bacteria 'from Outer Space' Found on ISS, Says Cosmonaut

"Scientists have detected living bacteria 'from outer space' in samples collected from the exterior of the International Space Station (ISS) during spacewalks, cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov told Russia's state-owned TASS news agency..."
Posted: 30 November 2017 - Category: Life in Space - Source: space.com
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NASA Mars Rover Set to Search for Signs of Ancient Life in 2020

"NASA is already gearing up for its next mission to Mars with a more tricked-out, updated version of the Curiosity Mars rover, the agency announced recently..."
Posted: 30 November 2017 - Category: Life in Space - Source: techcrunch.com
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Private Mission May Get Back to Enceladus Sooner Than NASA

"Russian billionaire Yuri Milner has set his sights on Saturn's moon Enceladus. Milner founded the $100 million Breakthrough Starshot project, an attempt to send small probes to Alpha Centauri..."
Posted: 26 November 2017 - Category: Life in Space - Source: newscientist.com
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Interstellar Message Beamed to Nearby Exoplanet

"If there are any intelligent aliens in the GJ 273 system, they can expect to hear from us about a dozen years from now. Last month, scientists and artists beamed a message to GJ 273..."
Posted: 21 November 2017 - Category: Life in Space - Source: scientificamerican.com
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Alien Bugs May Have Been Transported to Earth on Space Dust

"Aliens might have been carried to Earth on space dust, according to new research. Bugs might have flown across the universe and onto our own planet, scientists have said..."
Posted: 21 November 2017 - Category: Life in Space - Source: independent.co.uk
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