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Mars could be home to aerobic life

Prevalent assumptions that the environment on Mars could not support aerobic organisms were shattered this past Monday when researchers from the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in California revealed that they had discovered oxygen in the planet’s salt-water reservoirs. In certain specific …Continue reading

Scientists say there may be huge underground lake near Martian South Pole

Liquid water is one of the most important ingredients for life. Scientists have long suspected that there is liquid water near the polar caps on Mars but there has been no evidence to prove it — until now. A paper recently published …Continue reading

The Seven Most Extreme Planets Ever Discovered

Scientists recently discovered the hottest planet ever found – with a surface temperature greater than some stars. As the hunt for planets outside our own solar system continues, we have discovered many other worlds with extreme features. And the ongoing exploration of our own …Continue reading

Nasa’s Kepler Telescope Finds 10 More Planets That Could Sustain Life

NASA has released its most detailed and comprehensive mission catalog of planets detected by its Kepler telescope. The telescope team has discovered 219 new planets, 10 of which are alike in size to Earth and orbit in the habitable zone of a …Continue reading