Thermal spring at Haukadalur Valley in Iceland. (credit: Newcastle University)

Study Reveals Potential Hot Spring Birthplace of Early Life

NEWCASTLE, United Kingdom — Can ancient hot springs unlock the mysterious origins of life on Earth? That’s what Newcastle University scientists are banking on. Their new research explores how the first living systems emerged from non-living geological materials over 3.5 billion years ago. … Replicating early Earth’s oceanic conditions in […]


NASA telescopes find clues on cosmic seeds for giant black holes

“Our discovery, if confirmed, explains how these monster black holes were born” You might have a black thumb when it comes to earthly seeds, but cosmic seeds grow big and black, making supermassive black holes. Using data from NASA’s Great Observatories, astronomers have found the best evidence yet for cosmic […]

Dust from the great beyond

Interstellar grains seen by the Cassini spacecraft lend support to the old panspermia hypothesis. By Dirk Schulze-Makuch April 21, 2016 After analyzing ten years of data from the Cassini spacecraft that’s been orbiting Saturn since 2004, a team of scientists led by Nicolas Altobelli of the European Space Agency […]

We May All Be Aliens, And the Japanese Have the Scoop – Daniel Patrascu

16 Aug 2022, 13:50 UTC • By: Daniel Patrascu Panspermia is the theory that claims life here on Earth originated out there in space. Its supporters flaunt several ways life could have been brought to our planet, from an alien race knowingly seeding it, to it accidentally getting here by […]

Louis Babcock of The Inquisitr on Panspermia, April 9, 2016

The Inquisitr RNA Space: Building Block Of Life May Be Abundant In Space, Is The Panspermia Theory True? -Louis Babcock RNA, ribonucleic acid, is one of three molecules essential in the formation of life. Without RNA, no life on Earth could exist. One of the questions that have baffled scientists […]

Impact on Jupiter caught by amateur astronomers

Something just struck Jupiter, and two amateur astronomers captured it on video Two amateur astronomers in different countries captured space images that astronomers say depicts an amazing cosmic event: something basically crashing into the planet Jupiter. Experts say it wasn’t aliens, alas, but space debris–either an asteroid or a comet. […]

If the Universe Is Teeming with Aliens … WHERE IS EVERYBODY?

If the Universe Is Teeming with Aliens … WHERE IS EVERYBODY?: Fifty Solutions to the Fermi Paradox and the Problem of Extraterrestrial Life by Stephen Webb In a 1950 conversation at Los Alamos, four world-class scientists generally agreed, given the size of the Universe, that advanced extraterrestrial civilizations must be […]

Rosetta probe Philae discovers organic molecules on comet

Gautam Naik The probe that landed on the surface of a comet has discovered organic molecules, the most rudimentary building blocks of life, according to the German agency involved in the mission. An instrument aboard the Philae lander detected the molecules after “sniffing” the comet’s atmosphere. An organic compound is […]