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Oceans pivotal in sustaining alien life: Study

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 14:31

Oceans are vital in moderating climate on Earth-like planets, thus sustaining alien life as revealed by a recent report by researchers from University of East Anglia.

Diamond blasted with laser to decode giant planets` core

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 14:34

To unlock the mystery behind how the cores of `super-Earths` or giant planets like Jupiter respond to intense atmospheric pressure, US researchers have blasted a diamond with the world`s biggest laser beam at a very high pressure.

World`s largest laser re-creates giant planets` conditions in lab for first time

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 12:39

Scientists have experimentally re-created the conditions that endure deep inside the giant planets like Jupiter, Uranus and many of the planets recently discovered outside our solar system with the help of very powerful laser.

Conditions deep inside giant planets recreated in lab

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 18:29

In what could lead to better understanding of how giant planets form, researchers have experimentally recreated the conditions that exist deep inside giant planets, such as Jupiter, Uranus and many other planets recently discovered outside the solar system.

NASA backs humans to find `life beyond Earth` within 20 years

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 13:00

NASA scientists have revealed that they could find the proof of aliens or habitable planets within 20 years.

Tidal friction could facilitate `habitable situations` on distant `Earth-sized planets`: NASA

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 12:30

A new computer model by NASA has found that friction from tides could help some distant Earth-sized planets, traveling in dangerous orbits, to create habitable situations.

Halle Berry believes in alien

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 09:19

Hollywood actress Halle Berry believes that there are other life forms in other planets.

Study disproves signal clues from two potentially habitable planets

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 12:49

Scientists have revealed that the controversial signals were not coming from the two planets, which might support life, orbiting the dwarf star Gliese 581.

Two `Earth-like` planets don`t exist: Study

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 08:53

US scientists said Thursday two distant Earth-like planets, which some believed might be able to harbor life, do not actually exist and that astronomers were confused by a star`s sunspots.

Space farming to help humans colonise other planets?

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 11:47

Even if humans settle down in other planets in future, will they have asustained food supply, considering the huge cost of transporting food from earth?

New methane detector to help hunt life on planets outside solar system

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 11:41

Researchers from University College London (UCL) has developed a powerful new model to hunt life on planets outside solar system by focusing on methane.

Milky Way may have 100 million life-supporting planets

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 22:38

Our Milky Way galaxy may house 100 million other planets that could support complex life, according to a new study.