Search for Life Archive
11 June 2013, 06:13 PM ET
Planetary Resources' Arkyd space telescope may add planet-hunting to its skill set.
11 June 2013, 06:13 PM ET
Be one of the first to possibly beam a hello to aliens on a distant star.
10 June 2013, 05:32 PM ET
These dark atoms could form dark matter disks around galaxies.
10 June 2013, 03:11 PM ET
Astronomers are developing techniques to map oceans, continents and other large features of alien planets.
10 June 2013, 06:00 AM ET
The Next-Generation Transit Survey is being assembled for around $3 million.
09 June 2013, 07:53 AM ET
What was your favorite space news story of the last week?
08 June 2013, 07:00 AM ET
From a weird rat-shaped rock on Mars to the structure of an exploding star, don't miss these amazing space photos of the week.
07 June 2013, 02:27 PM ET
The latest signs come from NASA's venerable Mars rover Opportunity.
07 June 2013, 12:25 PM ET
E.T. may be visible through the heat its civilization gives off, astronomers say.
05 June 2013, 07:00 AM ET
It's tough for life to contend with the harsh environment around these odd objects.
03 June 2013, 06:33 PM ET
With experience, teamwork and planning, Polish students created a winning prototype for future Mars rovers.
03 June 2013, 02:03 PM ET
Rare chances to search for exoplanets around Proxima Centauri are coming in 2014 and 2016.
02 June 2013, 08:21 AM ET
From whacky anomalies on the moon to an asteroid's close call with Earth, don't miss these amazing space photos of the week.
01 June 2013, 12:37 PM ET
Spectacular images every day.
01 June 2013, 10:05 AM ET
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31 May 2013, 07:07 PM ET
The purported Red Planet rodent even has its own Twitter account.
31 May 2013, 02:57 PM ET
Is it a rat? Or is it a rock? (It's a rock.)
28 May 2013, 12:22 PM ET
Curiosity has been busy since landing on the Red Planet on Aug. 5, 2012.
27 May 2013, 07:00 AM ET
Mars-size exoplanets could be visible with the Spitzer Space Telescope, according to a new proposal.
26 May 2013, 09:13 AM ET
What was your favorite space news story of the last week?
25 May 2013, 07:00 AM ET
From a view of the devastating Oklahoma tornado from space to the Milky Way shining over a state park, don't miss these amazing space photos of the week.
24 May 2013, 07:00 AM ET
A better understanding of exoplanet surfaces would help reveal how common Earth-like planets are in our galaxy.
24 May 2013, 07:00 AM ET
The hardy microbes can withstand temperatures close to those on Mars.
22 May 2013, 12:11 PM ET
The older cousin of Curiosity discovered a water-weathered rock hinting that Mars could have supported life in its ancient past.
21 May 2013, 12:00 PM ET
Scientists are studying other rocky planets and moons to better understand Earth.
20 May 2013, 03:03 PM ET
The 1-ton robot pulled samples from deep within a Martian rock for the second time ever.
19 May 2013, 07:06 AM ET
What was your favorite space news story of the last week?
18 May 2013, 10:29 AM ET
From snow falling on our largest telescopes to cool lunar vehicles in space, don't miss these amazing space photos of the week.
18 May 2013, 07:00 AM ET
NASA's Kepler has revolutionized exoplanet science, researchers say.
16 May 2013, 07:00 AM ET
A rundown of the prolific mission's most memorable finds to date.
16 May 2013, 07:00 AM ET
There's a chance the prolific instrument could recover from its recent malfunction, officials say.
15 May 2013, 04:01 PM ET
More than 800 extrasolar planets have been discovered.