mrt 302013
 
New Evidence about Asteroid that Killed the Dinosaurs

  A new look at conditions after a Manhattan-sized asteroid slammed into a region of Mexico in the dinosaur days indicates the event could have triggered a global firestorm that would have burned every twig, bush and tree on Earth and led to the extinction of 80 percent of all Earth’s species, says a new [continue reading]

jun 302012
 
Evidence of life on Mars could come from Phobos

  A mission to a Martian moon could return with alien life, according to experts at Purdue University, but don’t expect the invasion scenario presented by summer blockbusters like “Men in Black 3” or “Prometheus.” The image shows the orbits of the Martian moons Phobos and Deimos and the spread of potential particle trajectories from [continue reading]

apr 152012
 
Is life from Earth scattered all over the galaxy?

A team of scientists from Japan are suggesting that the asteroid impact that killed dinosaurs may have also spread life from Earth throughout the galaxy. 65 million years ago, a 10km-wide asteroid smashed into the Earth and brought the 165 million-year reign of the dinosaurs to an end. It also spewed billions of tonnes of [continue reading]