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Astronomers discover two super-Earth exoplanets, orbiting a star, 11 light-years away
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Astronomers discover two super-Earth exoplanets, orbiting a star, 11 light-years away

A group of astronomers working on the Red Dots project observed the star using the European Southern Observatory in Chile for three months.

Milky Way galaxy could be home to 36 active, intelligent civilisations besides humans, study suggests
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Milky Way galaxy could be home to 36 active, intelligent civilisations besides humans, study suggests

If technological civilizations last as long as they do on Earth, it is estimated that there could be 36 ongoing intelligent civilizations in the galaxy.

Novel network of more than 100 telescopes will hunt for signs of alien life in space
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Novel network of more than 100 telescopes will hunt for signs of alien life in space

The telescopes will work on a billionth of a second timescale helping astronomers to study the universe's behavior.

NASA's new space telescope, James Webb, can be used to identify planets with oxygen
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NASA's new space telescope, James Webb, can be used to identify planets with oxygen

Scientists cannot go, visit other planets to find signs of life and can use this telescope to do so.

Freezing Super Earth just six light years away could harbour alien life: Study
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Freezing Super Earth just six light years away could harbour alien life: Study

The exoplanet Barnard b was confirmed as existing just recently after 20 years of observations.

Clouds of Venus may possibly have alien life as scientists suggest microbes may have evolved on the planet
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Clouds of Venus may possibly have alien life as scientists suggest microbes may have evolved on the planet

The surface conditions on the planet, however, are known to be inhospitable, with temperatures soaring above 450 degrees Celsius.

Alien life could be more common than we thought, say scientists studying microorganism fossil
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Alien life could be more common than we thought, say scientists studying microorganism fossil

The evidence that a diverse group of organisms had already evolved extremely early in the Earth’s history strengthens the case for life existing elsewhere in the universe.

NASA waves away rumours of announcement regarding extraterrestrial life
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NASA waves away rumours of announcement regarding extraterrestrial life

NASA said that it has no announcement regarding extraterrestrial life, following a wave of media reports that it was about to announce evidence of aliens.

Nasa's James Webb space telescope to determine if Trappist-1 exoplanets could support life
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Nasa's James Webb space telescope to determine if Trappist-1 exoplanets could support life

Astronomers believe that Nasa's upcoming James Webb space telescope could help us find out if any of the seven earth-sized planets around the Trappist-1 star 40 light years away could possibly support life.

ANU research on shapes of distant planet systems increases the chances of finding alien life
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ANU research on shapes of distant planet systems increases the chances of finding alien life

ANU researchers have found out that planetary systems around distant stars are shaped like our own solar system.

Study says Mars might have been flooded with water
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Study says Mars might have been flooded with water

Scientists have discovered a patch of land in an ancient valley on Mars that may have been flooded by water in the not-too-distant past and could serve as the prime target to begin searching for evidence of life forms on the red planet.

Simple test to detect extraterrestrial life developed by Nasa
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Simple test to detect extraterrestrial life developed by Nasa

NASA scientists have developed a simple method that could aid search for signs of extraterrestrial life on other planets by analysing amino acids, the structural building blocks of all life on Earth.

Astronomers discover new way to measure pull of gravity, to determine alien life
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Astronomers discover new way to measure pull of gravity, to determine alien life

In a bid to determine whether distant stars with planets orbiting them can harbour life, a global team of astronomers has discovered a new way to measure the pull of gravity at the surface of distant stars.

Water on Mars? Here’s why Nasa believes there can be signs of life on the red planet
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Water on Mars? Here’s why Nasa believes there can be signs of life on the red planet

Mars appears to have flowing rivulets of water, at least in the summer, scientists reported Monday in a finding that boosts the odds of life on the red planet.

Life on Mars? Nasa finds signs of flowing water on the red planet
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Life on Mars? Nasa finds signs of flowing water on the red planet

Mars appears to have flowing rivulets of water, at least in the summer, scientists reported Monday in a finding that boosts the odds of life on the red planet.

Life outside Earth? Philae's comet may host alien 'life', say astronomers
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Life outside Earth? Philae's comet may host alien 'life', say astronomers

Astronomers proposed a novel explanation on Monday for the strange appearance of the comet carrying Europe's robot probe Philae through outer space: alien microscopic life.

Alien alert! Pyramid like structure on Ceres seen in NASA photographs
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Alien alert! Pyramid like structure on Ceres seen in NASA photographs

Something interesting is brewing on the dwarf planet Ceres. The largest asteroid in the asteroid belt that lies between Mars and Jupiter, Ceres has been throwing surprises at scientists. Earlier, Ceres had mystified astronomers with its bright spots. Now, it's Pyramids!

Micro-organisms from earth could survive on Mars, says study
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Micro-organisms from earth could survive on Mars, says study

Mars could support life in the shape of methanogens, one of the simplest and oldest micro-organisms found on Earth, a new study claims.

World's largest asteroid impact zone found in central Australia
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World's largest asteroid impact zone found in central Australia

Scientists have uncovered in central Australia what is believed to be the largest asteroid impact zone ever found on Earth

NASA discovers giant planet Kepler-10c with Earth-like conditions
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NASA discovers giant planet Kepler-10c with Earth-like conditions

The newly found mega-Earth, Kepler-10c, circles a Sun-like star once every 45 days. It is located about 560 light-years from Earth in the constellation Draco.