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We have telescopes in space, rovers on other worlds – our search for alien life continues
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We have telescopes in space, rovers on other worlds – our search for alien life continues

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.

Subsurface of Jupiter's moon Europa might have supported microbial life in the past
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Subsurface of Jupiter's moon Europa might have supported microbial life in the past

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.

Signs of sulfur can indicate that extraterrestrial life exists in exoplanets
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Signs of sulfur can indicate that extraterrestrial life exists in exoplanets

The lab simulations reveal that sulfur can significantly impact observations of far-flung planets beyond the solar system.

Could light, sound pollution attract the interest of advanced aliens out in space?
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Could light, sound pollution attract the interest of advanced aliens out in space?

Scientists have started to wonder why we haven’t heard from aliens yet — are aliens scared of other aliens?

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.

NASA's new $7 million project to search for life in space in an 'agnostic fashion'
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NASA's new $7 million project to search for life in space in an 'agnostic fashion'

The project goes beyond present ways to search for life in the space, and explore unfamiliar routes.

What makes planets 'habitable' questioned, widening prospects of finding others
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What makes planets 'habitable' questioned, widening prospects of finding others

Earth's volcanoes are found at the border of tectonic plates, which scientists believed were necessary for life.

NASA's Kepler space telescope makes discovery using machine learning from Google
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NASA's Kepler space telescope makes discovery using machine learning from Google

NASA will announce the discovery made by Kepler, which has been searching for alien worlds since 2009, on 14 December.

All the recent findings by NASA that could one day lead to the discovery of extraterrestrial life
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All the recent findings by NASA that could one day lead to the discovery of extraterrestrial life

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.

NASA dismisses reports of a pending announcement by the agency on discovery of alien life
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NASA dismisses reports of a pending announcement by the agency on discovery of alien life

Last week, the hacking group Anonymous posted a video on YouTube suggesting that NASA is about to announce the discovery of life beyond Earth.

Enceladus has the ingredients to support life, suggest Nasa findings on oceans in the Solar System
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Enceladus has the ingredients to support life, suggest Nasa findings on oceans in the Solar System

The Hubble Space Telescope, and the Cassini mission are providing the evidence necessary for further scientific investigations into extraterrestrial life.

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.

The largest radio telescope in the world begins operations in China
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The largest radio telescope in the world begins operations in China

The Fast telescope is meant to observe pulsars, study molecules and search for evidence of extraterrestrial life by looking for intelligent signals.

Hunt for ET: China to use world's largest radio telescope to look for extra-terrestrial life
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Hunt for ET: China to use world's largest radio telescope to look for extra-terrestrial life

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.

Aliens on a bharat bhraman? UFO spotted in Kanpur
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Aliens on a bharat bhraman? UFO spotted in Kanpur

UFOs are a fan favourite amongst conspiracy theorists. Flying saucers have been spotted often roaming the skies of America, scouting the land of opportunity. But a UFO spotting in india is unheard of.

Did Mars have life? NASA rover finds methane, organic chemicals in red planet
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Did Mars have life? NASA rover finds methane, organic chemicals in red planet

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.

Curiosity rover ready to eat, analyse Martian rock powder
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Curiosity rover ready to eat, analyse Martian rock powder

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...