Solar System

July 28, 2016

The sun may have hosted its own ‘alien megastructure’ in the past. The infamous star that caught the world’s attention earlier this year may play host to debris streaming from a destroyed protoplanet. If that’s the case, then destroyed objects early in the life of the solar system could have grabbed extraterrestrial attention in the

July 20, 2016

When NASA’s Viking rovers landed on the surface of Mars, arguably the most attention-grabbing experiments the pair performed were tested the shallow subsurface for signs of life. The search for life is pushing us to explore worlds beyond the red planet, especially the icy moons of Saturn and Jupiter, Enceladus and Europa. But I can’t