Planet discoveries boost LifeSearch 2.0
Maybe alien life is inevitable — but how to discover it?
Almost 1,900 planet detections force the question: How to find life? Radio signals have produced nothing. Primitive life could exist deep inside Mars or around a distant star. How can we tell? What does ancient Earth tell us about life in space? More »
On the wing: Birds, skeeters, jet planes: Same design rule applies!They both fly. So why don’t they both respond to the same “design” imperatives? More »
Amphibian decline: Frogs fight back!Does the frog immune system fight the deadly chytrid fungus? More »
Seeing fresh dust at a young supernova: Source of the planets?Astronomers watch supernova creating dust in real time More »