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Panspermia

Could life have survived a crash on Earth?

Planetary scientists still consider the theory of panspermia, in which life can naturally transfer between planets, a serious hypothesis.

Sep 13, 2013, 20:33 PM IST

Comet impact may have prompted life on Earth

The impact of comets crashing into Earth`s surface may have provided the energy to create molecules that formed the building blocks of life, scientists say.

Jun 09, 2013, 22:35 PM IST

Alien message embedded in our genetic code?

The answer to whether alien life exists may be hiding inside our own body!

Apr 02, 2013, 13:30 PM IST

Lichen can survive in hostile space conditions

You can freeze it, thaw it, vacuum dry it and expose it to radiation, but lichen can still survive.

Jun 25, 2012, 08:53 AM IST

Indian scientist examines possibility of life on other planets

A recent article by Ashwini Kumar Lal, from the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of India, has examined the possibility of life on planets and satellites within our solar system and beyond.

Dec 25, 2009, 13:01 PM IST