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Space Aliens Are Already Here

Robert Sanders | Posted 10.15.2014 | Science
Robert Sanders

Until astronomers detect signs of life on Earth-like plants around Sun-like stars, or until SETI searches record an old TV show broadcast by a civilization circling another star, we will have to be satisfied with these tiny, fluffy space aliens.

Cosmic Dust Mystery May Have Just Been Solved

natureheader | Ron Cowen | Posted 07.09.2014 | Science

Astronomers watching a supernova may have found out where the dust that makes up much of the Universe came from.Cosmic dust is crucial to the birth of...

Space Dust May Hold Clues To Origins Of Life

Space.com | Elizabeth Howell | Posted 02.18.2014 | Science

A study of teeny-tiny meteorite fragments revealed that two essential components of life on Earth as we know it, could have migrated to our planet on...

LOOK: Star's Distant 'Ring' Stuns Astronomers

Space.com | Megan Gannon | Posted 01.25.2014 | Science

Alien planets may be forming inside a giant gas ring located surprisingly far from its young parent star, scientists say. In fact, the planet-formi...

WATCH: Baby Stars Hide In Huge 'Tentacle' In Space

Posted 02.15.2012 | Science

By: SPACE.com Staff Published: 02/15/2012 10:45 AM EST on SPACE.com A European telescope has spotted a vast tendril of cosmic dust reaching acr...

74-Year-Old Woman Terrified During NASA Moon Rock Sting

AP | Posted 12.24.2011 | Weird News

By THOMAS WATKINS, Associated Press LOS ANGELES -- The elaborate mission to recover a moon rock led NASA agents to one of the most down-to-earth pl...