Alien Life Could Be Found Within 20 Years

Alien Life Could Be Found Within 20 Years

Today, the House Science and Technology Committee was told that within 20 years, the existence of alien life should be confirmed. According to a senior astronomer at the SETI Institute in California, Seth Shostak, there is an ongoing three-way race to learn whether or not life does exist either in this solar system or beyond. […]

NASA Discovers First Exomoon

NASA Discovers First Exomoon

In a paper that will be featured in the Astrophysical Journal, the first exomoon candidate has been discovered. Using telescopes based in New Zealand, in June of 2011 a brief brightening in the Sagittarius constellation occurred as a rare phenomenon called microlensing, when a celestial object passes between earth and a distant star. NASA-funded researchers, […]