Extraterrestrial life

Gamma Ray Bursts

Do Life-Erasing Stellar Gamma Ray Bursts Mean We’re Alone In Our Corner Of The Cosmos?

An astronomer considers a recent report that indicates advanced life may be routinely destroyed by frequent high-radiation blasts from nearby stars and makes a case that we should still keep searching the sky for signs of intelligence.

01/30/2015

Mono Lake

Mono Lake Microbe Raises Likelihood Of Alien Life

The Mono Lake discovery of a strange bacteria that can use arsenic as one of its nutrients widens the scope for finding new forms of life on Earth and possibly beyond.

CBS San Francisco–12/02/2010