Lake Vostok is so dark, deep and cold that scientists had considered it a possible model for other planets, a place where nothing could live.
As proof of extraterrestrial life, one Chinese farmer's crudely built rubber alien
Mars rover, Opportunity, is driving to a new study area after a dramatic finish to 20 months on "Cape York" with examination of a rock intensely altered by water.
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity just might be the latest in a long line of Mars-exploring robots to discover the building blocks for primitive life on the Red Planet.
An analysis of a rock sample collected by NASA's Curiosity rover shows ancient Mars could have supported living microbes.
When it comes to life across the cosmos, the universe might just be an "awful waste of space" after all.
Algae-like structures inside a Sri Lankan meteorite are clear evidence of panspermia, the idea that life exists throughout the universe, say astrobiologists.
Astronomers are coming to believe that some of the solar system's moons might be more likely places to search for life than Mars.
Martian rocks from a crater hit by a meteorite may contain the strongest evidence yet that there is life on Mars.
Curiosity, is about to start drilling into the Red Planet for the first time, after discovering a treasure trove of what looks like water-created minerals.
A team of scientists from the European Space Agency have reportedly discovered an ancient riverbed on Mars
The 3.5 billion-year-old fossil could help scientists discover microbes on Mars
Evidence of planets supporting alien life beyond the solar system will be found within the next 50 years
Scientists have found an Earth-sized planet circling a neighbor star just 4 light-years away.
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