Life in space

Lil Planet
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Did Lil Uzi Vert buy a planet? It's complicated

Space law experts weigh in.

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Who can be an astronaut? Accessible spaceships may be the future

The ESA hopes that accessibility will spark innovation.

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These 7 worlds could have life beyond Earth

Whether in or beyond our solar system, these are places we might look to find life — like Earth’s or otherwise.

ride or die

Does the Europa Clipper Mission mean the end for the SLS?

Now that NASA has selected the SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket to launch the Europa Clipper in 2024, what lies in the future for NASA's own SLS rocket?

to the moon

Is Jupiter's moon Ganymede habitable? Scientists make a vital discovery


Galileo Project: A new hunt for alien objects in the universe

Harvard professor Avi Loeb launches new project to search for extraterrestrial life.


James Webb Space Telescope: Why dirt may ruin our best view of aliens

How do you keep a giant telescope clean?

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This is when scientists could release the first image of the Milky Way's black hole

Scientists are currently working on capturing Sagittarius A* in its full glory.


Perseverance rover begins its hunt for ancient microbial life

The search for life beyond Earth is on.

life after death

What will happen after Earth is destroyed by the Sun? A possibility for new life

As long as a white dwarf star is alive, life will likely not survive.


Look: Scientists imaged an intensely powerful force coming from a black hole

These jets blast material at nearly the speed of light.

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To host complex life, planets have to have this one quirk

We owe life on our planet to Earth's slight tilt.