Are Alien Bugs Crawling On The Outside Of The ISS?

Well this is interesting: an article on CNET by Eric Mack, based on a Nov. 27 report from the Russian news agency TASS, discusses findings by Russian cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov that “living bacteria from outer space” were found within samples collected during spacewalks several years ago (Shkaplerov was a member of Expedition 42 in November 2014.) The samples…

Evidence of Ancient Aliens? Nah, It’s Just Pareidolia (Again)

You’ve heard of the Man in the Moon and the Face on Mars, now meet the Mercury Man! This image, obtained by the MESSENGER spacecraft in July 2011, shows a portion of the floor of Caloris basin — the remnants of an enormous impact that occurred on Mercury nearly 4 billion years ago. Rising from…

Hello From Earth!

Send a shout-out to a neighboring star system! This is what Australia’s COSMOS Magazine is letting anyone who’s interested do – from all over the world – in celebration of the country’s National Science Week. Their target: a planet called Gliese 581d, a so-called “super-Earth” orbiting a small red dwarf star just over 20 light-years…