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jupiter glimpsed as aliens would see it

Astronomers have observed Jupiter for centuries. But a study that looks at the gas giant as if it were an exoplanet could help to make more reliable interpretations of the...

The aliens haven’t landed

As shown by its latest claim of ‘alien bugs’, the Journal of Cosmology has at least been an entertaining diversion, argues Philip Ball. Philip Ball The discovery of alien life...

Odds on aliens

If there are other planets like Earth out there, at least one in three probably harbours life, say two physicists in Australia. If life can arise on planets unlike ours,...