Astronomers at University of Warwick in Coventry, England have detected evidence of the weather on a giant exoplanet outside our solar system. And not just any other weather; the scientists suspect that clouds on the exoplanet are made with corundum, a rock-forming mineral that forms sapphire and ruby.
A huge alien planet recently discovered by scientists has powerful winds made of sparkling, gem-bright clouds. In addition to the vaporized jewels making up the clouds, the planet is said to have the highest temperatures. The study of the planet was made possible through NASA’s Kepler space telescope.
A new theory suggests that the best place to find alien life might be in the dust clouds of failed stars.
For reference, it is larger than Mexico and if melted will create enough water to fill the Lake Superior, which is the largest of the Great Lakes in North America.
Seth Shostak, an expert from Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence Institute, who has been leading its efforts to detect radio signals from extraterrestrial civilizations, said yes, but not quite.
A former Ministry of Defense (MoD) just revealed alien files containing what might have been evidence of UK's own "Area 51."
Some 63 light-years from Earth, there is a planet which appears to have the dazzling blue skies of the earth; but could it also host life?
Could we grow life on an alien planet? A scientist explores this possibility through an automated gene laboratory that could grow cells and synthesize genes from their chemical components.