Ladakh, with its glacial pools, salt-water lakes, hot springs and frozen soils, is an excellent Mars analogue, only being recognized, after international expeditions from 2016 onwards.
Europa has an ocean hidden beneath a thick shell of ice and has long has been viewed as a potential habitat for life, alongside Mars and Saturn’s moon Enceladus.
The lab simulations reveal that sulfur can significantly impact observations of far-flung planets beyond the solar system.
Scientists have started to wonder why we haven’t heard from aliens yet — are aliens scared of other aliens?
The exoplanet Barnard b was confirmed as existing just recently after 20 years of observations.
The project goes beyond present ways to search for life in the space, and explore unfamiliar routes.
Earth's volcanoes are found at the border of tectonic plates, which scientists believed were necessary for life.
NASA will announce the discovery made by Kepler, which has been searching for alien worlds since 2009, on 14 December.
There have been a series of announcements in recent months, on conditions suitable to life as we know it on Earth found on bodies elsewhere in the universe.
Last week, the hacking group Anonymous posted a video on YouTube suggesting that NASA is about to announce the discovery of life beyond Earth.
The Hubble Space Telescope, and the Cassini mission are providing the evidence necessary for further scientific investigations into extraterrestrial life.
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.
The Fast telescope is meant to observe pulsars, study molecules and search for evidence of extraterrestrial life by looking for intelligent signals.
China on Sunday hoisted the final piece into position on what will be the world's largest radio telescope, which it will use to explore space and help in the hunt for extraterrestrial life, state media said.
Methane in the Martian atmosphere and organic chemicals in the red planet's soil are the latest tantalizing findings of NASA's Mars Curiosity rover as it hunts for clues about the possibility of extraterrestrial life, scientists said on Tuesday.
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity, dispatched to learn if the planet ever had ingredients for life, drilled its first bit of powder from inside a potentially water-formed ancient rock...