Strange signals picked up by the radio telescope pointed towards the stars in Parkes, Australia have a rather more mundane origin.
Among eight new Kepler planets found are the two most Earth-like to date, with possible conditions for the propagation of life.
A meteorite from Mars that landed on Earth in 2011 contains a carbon compound that is biological in origin.
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The "Sword of Heaven" is a blade fit for a space samurai. The elegant katana blade is made with metal from an ancient meteorite.
A giant planet 11 times the mass of Jupiter has been directly photographed, the closest such planet to Earth we've seen with our own eyes.
The Giant Magellan Telescope will be the world's biggest telescope -- and it will look deeper into the past than we've ever seen before.
When bidding on detritus you'd probably walk past at a flea market, it's not the condition of the item that counts, it's where it's been.
Researchers are finding no obvious signs of life after digging through thousands of galaxy images in search of advanced civilizations.
Technically Incorrect: A San Francisco man insists that he was so high on meth that he believed he wasn't entering an apartment building but leaving Earth, which was about to be destroyed.