Seeds from space
10 Worst Ways to Die in Space
How Stuff Works
Biological constraints on habitability
Lewis Dartnell discusses how extremophiles have pushed the survival envelope of terrestrial life – and what this means for the possibility of extraterrestrial life.
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Aliens Among Us
Ditch the glasses for lifelike 3D
Gun at the ready, you are picking your way through an alien world, tracking an adversary. Spotting your chance, you launch an attack. It takes your foe by surprise, and you’ve got him cold. It’s the sort of scenario you’ll find in any first-person shooter game, but this one is different. Continue reading
The Search for Our Neighbours
One of the prime drivers for space exploration, both in terms of scientific return and in firing the interest of the public, is astrobiology and the search for life beyond our homeworld.