Extraterrestrial Life Could Be Purple | Live Science

Alien life might be purple. That’s the conclusion of a new research paper that suggests that the first life on Earth might have had a lavender hue. In the International Journal of Astrobiology, microbiologist Shiladitya DasSarma of the University of Maryland School of Medicine and postdoctoral researcher Edward Schwieterman at the University of California, Riverside, argue that before […]

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Mysterious ‘Planet Nine’ on the solar system’s edge may not be real

Things aren’t looking so good for Planet Nine. Astronomers have been seeking signs of a purported giant planet in the outer reaches of our solar system since 2014, but new observations hint that it may not actually be there…Read More about this in link… Read more: https://www.newscientist.com/article/2241222-mysterious-planet-nine-on-the-solar-systems-edge-may-not-be-real/#ixzz6KMA92xqU

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Proxima Centauri, the sun’s nearest neighbor, may host a 2nd alien planet. Meet Proxima c.

The newly detected icy world remains a candidate planet for now. Proxima b may not be an only child after all. In August 2016, astronomers announced that a roughly Earth-size exoplanet circles the closest star to the sun, the red dwarf Proxima Centauri, which lies a mere 4.2 light-years from us. (For perspective, the Milky Way galaxy’s spiral disk […]

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