Planetary scientist Christopher McKay of NASA Ames Research Center and his colleagues have discovered that the surface of the red dwarfs planets that revolve around the stars may be covered with oceans that contain organic compounds. Thus, the list of potentially habitable locations in the universe has expanded.
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Inexplicable phenomena take place on Jupiter, the largest planet of the solar system. The gas giant has been quiet for hundreds of years. However, two new red spots have been formed in its atmosphere over the recent three years. Each spot is five or ten times bigger than the Earth
Asteroid Apophis has not reached Earth yet; however, it has already excited comment on its possible and quick impact with the planet.
The European Space Agency is expected to make an announcement to shut down the Ulysses project. Ulysses is a little-known, albeit a unique robotic space probe that was designed to study the Sun at all latitudes
Recently, the headlines are filled with statements from NASA that soil on Mars may contain microbial life. What if this is true after all? Would such a discovery confirm evolutionary theory? No. First, such a discovery would not prove that such life had evolved from non-living matter by chance natural processes. And even if we […]