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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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Newly Discovered Nearby Planet Could Support Life

"You may want to get used to the name Ross 128 b. The newly discovered exoplanet is the second-closest found to our solar system, only 11 light-years away. And it could support life..."
Posted: 17 November 2017 - Category: Life in Space - Source: edition.cnn.com
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Soviet Time Capsule Reveals Communists' Alien Ambitions

"The unearthing of a Soviet time capsule which was buried 50 years ago in Siberia has shed new light on the vast ambitions of the communist community back in 1967, including the assumption that we would by now be cooperating with aliens..."
Posted: 06 November 2017 - Category: Life in Space - Source: telesurtv.net
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Oxford Biologists Outline What Alien Life Might Look Like

"When picturing our potential extraterrestrial neighbors, it's human nature to imagine that they look something like us: bipedal, with dextrous hands and a face plan much like ours..."
Posted: 03 November 2017 - Category: Life in Space - Source: futurism.com
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NASA Building 'SELFI' Probe to Search for Life on Enceladus

"As scientists have learned more about our solar system, they've realized our best bet for finding life in the neighborhood is buried in ice-covered oceans. But those ice shells make them difficult to study..."
Posted: 03 November 2017 - Category: Life in Space - Source: newsweek.com
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NASA Finds Evidence of Ancient Global Ocean on Ceres

"Once thought to be a unique feature of Earth, evidence has been found to suggest that water does, or once did, exist on the Moon, Venus, Mars, Pluto, Enceladus, Titan, Charon and Ceres..."
Posted: 31 October 2017 - Category: Life in Space - Source: newatlas.com
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New Videos Claim to Spot 'Alien Spacecraft' on Mars

"A new video has emerged on the internet that claims to have found evidence of a crashed alien mothership on Mars' surface..."
Posted: 27 October 2017 - Category: Life in Space - Source: ibtimes.sg
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Scientists Find 'Perfect Spot' to Build Underground Moon Colony

"For years, scientists have wondered if dark, crater-like features on the lunar surface might be entrances to giant caverns carved long ago by flowing lava..."
Posted: 21 October 2017 - Category: Life in Space - Source: gizmodo.com
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Ancient Volcanic Vents on Mars Could Have Harboured Life

"NASA said on October 6, 2017 that a region observed by its Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter – the Eridania region in the southern highlands of Mars – contains what’s being interpreted as evidence for ancient, martian sea-floor hydrothermal deposits..."
Posted: 10 October 2017 - Category: Life in Space - Source: earthsky.org
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'Humans Could Soon Live Inside the Moon'

"The first colonists on the moon and Mars could live in underground caves created by volcanic activity, according to new research..."
Posted: 25 September 2017 - Category: Life in Space - Source: dailymail.co.uk
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Discovery of Boron on Mars Adds to Evidence for Ancient Life

"“Because borates may play an important role in making RNA—one of the building blocks of life—finding boron on Mars further opens the possibility that life could have once arisen on the planet,”..."
Posted: 07 September 2017 - Category: Life in Space - Source: nextbigfuture.com
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Elon Musk Reveals Sleek SpaceX Spacesuit Design

"Astronauts traveling aboard Elon Musk’s Dragon Capsule will wear form-fitting white-and-black spacesuits that bear little resemblance to their NASA forebears..."
Posted: 25 August 2017 - Category: Life in Space - Source: washingtonpost.com
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9-Year-Old Applies to Be NASA Planetary Protection Officer

"NASA's recent job posting for a planetary protection officer inspired a fourth-grader to become the next real-life guardian of Earth..."
Posted: 16 August 2017 - Category: Life in Space - Source: space.com
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New Survey Shows Nearly Half of Americans Believe in Aliens

"Nearly half of Americans believe in aliens, and almost as many believe aliens are visiting earth, according to a new survey. However, less than 20% believe in alien abduction, and a bit less than that claim to have seen a UFO..."
Posted: 03 August 2017 - Category: Life in Space - Source: huffingtonpost.com
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NASA Seeks 'Planetary Protection Officer' to Defend the Earth from Aliens

"Nasa is seeking a new 'planetary protection officer' tasked with defending the earth from alien life. More specifically, the job's main concern is avoiding 'biological contamination in human and robotic space exploration.'.."
Posted: 03 August 2017 - Category: Life in Space - Source: bbc.co.uk
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Elon Musk Calls for Moon Base

"Elon Musk may be focused primarily on Mars, but he'd also like to see a human outpost on a world much closer to home..."
Posted: 20 July 2017 - Category: Life in Space - Source: space.com
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Astronomers Detect Strange Signals Coming from Nearby Star

"Astronomers say they have detected 'strange signals' coming from the direction of a small, dim star located about 11 light-years from Earth..."
Posted: 16 July 2017 - Category: Life in Space - Source: sciencealert.com
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China Starts 200-day Simulation of Living on Another Planet

"The US definitely doesn't have a monopoly on long-term simulations of living on another planet. Four university students in Beijing have begun a 200-day isolation experiment..."
Posted: 13 July 2017 - Category: Life in Space - Source: engadget.com
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Do These Photos Show Fossilized Bones on Mars?

"Mars experts hunting for signs of alien activity are claiming to have found proof of current and former life on the surface of the red Planet..."
Posted: 26 June 2017 - Category: Life in Space - Source: express.co.uk
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SETI Scientists Argue 'Wow! Signal' Still Unidentified

"In 1977, scientists working on the search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI) recorded an unusually strong radio signal, the origin of which many scientists believe has not been explained..."
Posted: 18 June 2017 - Category: Life in Space - Source: openminds.tv
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Elon Musk Reveals His Vision for a SpaceX City on Mars

"Elon Musk has revealed his vision for what a SpaceX city on Mars would look like, saying he wants people to believe setting up a colony on the Red Planet will be possible within our lifetimes..."
Posted: 15 June 2017 - Category: Life in Space - Source: newsweek.com
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Russian Scientists Claim Alien Life May Exist on the ISS

"Russia has begun testing samples from the outside of the International Space Station, believing that they may contain traces of extraterrestrial life..."
Posted: 11 June 2017 - Category: Life in Space - Source: newsweek.com
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NASA Unveils Six-wheeled Mars Rover with Full Laboratory

"The US space agency NASA has finally revealed a new Mars rover concept vehicle. A few days back, this vehicle was spotted at the Kennedy space center visitor complex..."
Posted: 11 June 2017 - Category: Life in Space - Source: indiantribune.com
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Source of the 'Wow!' Signal Found?

"As we approach the 40th anniversary of the legendary 'Wow!' signal, a new study appears to have finally determined its origin..."
Posted: 08 June 2017 - Category: Life in Space - Source: coasttocoastam.com
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Academics Ponder the Possibility of Hibernating Digital Aliens

"As the Fermi paradox states, the Universe is a vast, unknowable space, filled with trillions upon trillions of potentially habitable planets, so... where are all the aliens?.."
Posted: 05 June 2017 - Category: Life in Space - Source: sciencealert.com
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Martian Crater Was Habitable for 700 Million Years

"NASA landed the Curiosity rover in Mars' Gale Crater precisely because it promised to be a sort of open book that revealed a lot about the planet's history..."
Posted: 05 June 2017 - Category: Life in Space - Source: engadget.com
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Jodrell Bank Observatory Joins Quest to Find Extraterrestrial Life

"British stargazers are set to take part in an international quest to find evidence of intelligent alien life beyond Earth..."
Posted: 01 June 2017 - Category: Life in Space - Source: thesun.co.uk
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World's First 'Super Telescope' Being Constructed in Chile

"Construction on what will be the world's biggest optical and infrared telescope is now underway. The device — known as the Extremely Large Telescope (ELT) — is funded by the European Southern Observatory..."
Posted: 01 June 2017 - Category: Life in Space - Source: sciencerecorder.com
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Alien Life in the Solar System 'May Be Prevalent On Icy Moons'

"A new study has determined that, despite the coldness of the outer reaches of the Solar System, conditions exist that could be quite receptive to the emergence of alien life..."
Posted: 29 May 2017 - Category: Life in Space - Source: inquisitr.com
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Real Search for Aliens Gets Weird Signal From a Sci-fi World

"An ambitious search for signals from aliens across space hasn't found much yet, but there was an odd blip from a star system popular with science fiction fans..."
Posted: 09 May 2017 - Category: Life in Space - Source: cnet.com
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European and Chinese Space Agencies Plan 'Moon Village'

"The European Space Agency (ESA) and the China National Space Administration (CNSA) have begun discussions regarding a potential collaboration on a lunar human outpost and related technologies..."
Posted: 27 April 2017 - Category: Life in Space - Source: popularmechanics.com
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NASA Investigate 'Unknown Fungus' Found Growing on the ISS

"NASA is set to use a radical new 'tricorder' DNA sequencer to work out what a mysterious fungus found growing on the International Space Station is..."
Posted: 27 April 2017 - Category: Life in Space - Source: dailymail.co.uk
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New Contender in Hunt for Alien Life Discovered by Astronomers

"A rocky planet that orbits a red dwarf star has been revealed as the latest contender for the best place to hunt for life beyond the solar system..."
Posted: 22 April 2017 - Category: Life in Space - Source: theguardian.com
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No Aliens Yet for $100 Million ET Hunt

"A $100 million search for intelligent aliens has come up with some intriguing leads but has revealed no evidence of E.T. so far..."
Posted: 22 April 2017 - Category: Life in Space - Source: space.com
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High Probability of Life on Mars: A Brief Review of the Evidence

"The evidence for past and current life on Mars and the ability of fungi to thrive on Mars, are briefly reviewed..."
Posted: 17 April 2017 - Category: Life in Space - Source: cosmology.com
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