Search for Life Archive
01 April 2013, 12:00 AM ET
Spectacular images every day.
31 March 2013, 09:26 AM ET
From dazzling northern lights to Star Trek in London, don't miss these amazing space photos of the week.
31 March 2013, 01:04 AM ET
What was your favorite space news story of the last week?
27 March 2013, 03:14 PM ET
A memo recounting a strange story about three 'flying saucers' in New Mexico has been viewed nearly a million times in the past two years.
26 March 2013, 01:47 PM ET
Curiosity had been recovering from a memory issue since late February.
26 March 2013, 12:53 PM ET
Is our galaxy filled with life? Or is Earth a beautiful, lonely aberration? Astronomers are rapidly discovering planets orbiting other stars. Will any be worth exploring up close? Could humans – or whatever we become – live there someday?
24 March 2013, 10:31 AM ET
From dazzling northern lights to recovered Apollo rocket engines and Jupiter's hot spots , don't miss these amazing space photos of the week.
24 March 2013, 10:00 AM ET
What was your favorite space news story of the last week?
20 March 2013, 06:21 AM ET
The space-funding company Uwingu wants a more exciting name for Alpha Centauri Bb.
19 March 2013, 07:11 PM ET
Curiosity has still not resumed science operations, however.
19 March 2013, 09:30 AM ET
All rocky exoplanets likely host oceans of liquid water shortly after they form, one prominent researcher says.
18 March 2013, 01:42 PM ET
The 3-mile-high Mount Sharp is Curiosity's ultimate destination.
18 March 2013, 09:34 AM ET
Gone are the days of dreaming of little green men on the Red Planet.
18 March 2013, 06:00 AM ET
Curiosity has accomplished its main mission goals, but the rover won't rest on its laurels.
17 March 2013, 04:21 PM ET
What was your favorite space news story of the last week?
17 March 2013, 03:26 PM ET
From a lightning fast comet to St. Patrick's day in space, don't miss these amazing pictures.
15 March 2013, 03:20 PM ET
NASA Scientist Joel Hurowitz explains that favorable conditions for life on ancient Mars (found by Curiosity rock sample analysis) at the Gale Crater are in direct contrast with data from the Opportunity Rover about the Meridian Planum region.
15 March 2013, 11:00 AM ET
Curiosity is not yet ready to start the trek to Mount Sharp.
14 March 2013, 09:43 AM ET
The seven-year journey to Saturn begins.
13 March 2013, 06:39 PM ET
The two-year mission of the one-ton rover is to find out if Mars is, or was, capable of supporting life.
13 March 2013, 12:37 PM ET
Most attempts to define it come up short, scientists say.
13 March 2013, 06:29 AM ET
See photos of the discovery and analysis of rock samples by NASA scientists using the Mars rover Curiosity.
13 March 2013, 06:00 AM ET
The Red Planet was habitable long, long ago, scientists say.
12 March 2013, 07:13 PM ET
Answers to a few basic questions about the Curiosity rover's latest discovery.
12 March 2013, 01:40 PM ET
A look at the major steps forward in searching for life on Mars.
12 March 2013, 01:30 PM ET
Missions to Mars have searched, but haven't found definite proof of life past or present.
11 March 2013, 01:28 PM ET
Life elsewhere in the universe might not be as plentiful as some scientists think.
11 March 2013, 12:47 PM ET
The Space Foundation invited students from around the world to submit original artwork with the theme, "If I were going ... "
11 March 2013, 10:34 AM ET
We have yet to detect a signal from an alien civilization -- so scientists are thinking up novel (and often extreme) ways we may make first contact.
10 March 2013, 05:02 PM ET
From the galaxy's oldest known star to a big red moon, don't miss these amazing space pictures.
10 March 2013, 02:33 PM ET
What was your favorite space news story of the last week?
07 March 2013, 02:00 PM ET
Impacts may have delivered the complex molecules needed for life to get started.