New Horizons to Explore Pluto

New Horizons to Explore Pluto

In January 2006, New Horizons was launched for its long journey to explore Pluto and its five known moons. This will be NASA’s first opportunity to explore the distant planet of which little is known since its 1930 discovery. Pluto is the most famous resident of the Kuiper Belt, an area of space beyond Neptune […]

NASA to Search for Alien Life

NASA to Search for Alien Life

With the Kepler mission finding new planets regularly, the question of alien life somewhere in the universe is becoming more profound. NASA, along with seven partners, will be studying the cosmos for the next five years with the specific purpose of determining the origins of life and to ascertain whether there are distant planets that […]

Alien Planet Pollution Might Help Scientists in Search for Extraterrestrial Life

Alien Planet Pollution Might Help Scientists in Search for Extraterrestrial Life

It is believed that alien planet pollution might help scientists on Earth in their search for extraterrestrial life. At least that is the new theory by researchers at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. They are suggesting that it might be possible to view the marks of specific pollutants under ideal conditions Because of this, they […]