Water on the Moon Confirmed
Water on the Moon Confirmed
So far, the bulk of the identified water molecules are too distant from one another to form ice or liquid.
Water on the Moon Confirmed
Water on the Moon Confirmed

So far, the bulk of the identified water molecules are too distant from one another to form ice or liquid.

So far, the bulk of the identified water molecules are too distant from one another to form ice or liquid.

astrobiology
Discovery of More Ponds on Mars Hints at Possibility of Life
Discovery of More Ponds on Mars Hints at Possibility of Life
Amanda Heidt | Sep 29, 2020
The three smaller water bodies join a previously discovered lake buried beneath ice at the red planet’s south pole.
Life Rides the Wind in the Desert
Life Rides the Wind in the Desert
Ashley Yeager | Dec 1, 2019
As the afternoon breezes blow harder in the Atacama Desert—a place so desolate it’s used as a model of Mars—more microbes move into its driest regions.
Mars on Earth
Mars on Earth
The Scientist Staff | Dec 1, 2019
Astrobiologist Armando Azua-Bustos draws parallels between the Red Planet and the Atacama Desert in Chile.
Bacterial Genetics Could Help Researchers Block Interplanetary Contamination
Bacterial Genetics Could Help Researchers Block Interplanetary Contamination
Ashley Yeager | Aug 1, 2018
Identifying microbes from Earth that can survive on spacecraft may help scientists eliminate them from future space missions and from searches for extraterrestrial life.
Surface of Mars Hostile to Microbes
Surface of Mars Hostile to Microbes
Bob Grant | Jul 6, 2017
Researchers confirm that chemicals present in the dust of the Red Planet are highly toxic to bacteria.
60,000-Year-Old Life Found in Crystals in Mexican Cave
60,000-Year-Old Life Found in Crystals in Mexican Cave
Bob Grant | Feb 21, 2017
NASA researchers have discovered ancient microbes locked inside minerals, suggesting a possible niche for interstellar life.
Speaking of Science
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | Sep 1, 2015
September 2015's selection of notable quotes
Speaking of Science
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | May 1, 2015
May 2015's selection of notable quotes
<em>The Scientist</em> on The Pulse, November 14
The Scientist on The Pulse, November 14
Kerry Grens | Nov 14, 2014
Mounting and drilling a comet, mind-controlled gene expression, and dissecting cat genomes