by Wei Lifigures by Catherine Ding The universe is massive, with an estimated 70 quintillion planets—that is 70 followed by an additional 18 zeros. In the Milky Way alone, where we reside, there are billions of planets. With these huge numbers, Earth seems very insignificant in the grand scheme of things. This raises the question: are we truly alone in this vast space of the … Continue reading Finding Life in Space: Why are we so special?
A toxic and scorching hot planet, Venus has never been considered a likely candidate for harboring extraterrestrial life, but a molecule detected in its clouds is turning heads. Continue reading Signatures of Life in Venus’s Clouds