Researchers discovered computer-led chemical analysis of a sample is a powerful tool for searching for ET biochemistry without making assumptions about it.
Scientists use computer models to simulate what oxygen would look like on far away planets and found a chemical signature that helps us tell the difference between oxygen from life and oxygen from other sources.
It might be likely that civilizations eventually develop large spherical shells that can catch all of the light emitted from their stars - an idea famously credited to the late Freeman Dyson.
Humans have always been fascinated with the vastness of the universe and its hidden truths. For ages we have tried to explore and study the sky. The earliest study of the sky involved using the positions of stars to navigate the seas. Slowly, solar and lunar cycles were observed, planets and galaxies were discovered,…