The European Space Agency is working on a fancy new mission for searching the cosmos for Earth-like exoplanets.
New research reveals that Alpha Centauri B, the closest star system to our own, has significant potential for harboring photosynthetic alien life.
After discovering water within stardust particles, scientists suggest that life could exist throughout the Universe.
If you thought global warming was the extent of life's ability to change up our world, a new study has some serious news for you.
What better way to celebrate a new year than with a reminder of how insignificant our planet is in the context of the rest of the Universe.
Mars rover Curiosity discovers crater that was once an ancient lake that could have sustained microbial life.
During a House Science Committee hearing on astrobiology, three leading experts petitioned the government to continue funding SETI and talked about the potential of extraterrestrial life.
Astronomers have discovered an odd lonely planet floating in the cosmos without a star to orbit.
Extracted organic molecules from a meteorite make scientists do a double take about the possible origin of life.
Ancient Mars may have once contained more of a basic ingredient for life than Earth.