Category: Planets

More Evidence that Comets Delivered Life-Enabling Chemicals to Earth

Scientists analyzing the halo of the 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko comet found that it contains glycine and phosphorous, two of the essential materials necessary for life to form. This discovery further supports the theory that it was comets and […]

Moving Forward with the Search for Life on Europa

Jupiter’s moon of Europa has long been in the sights of the science community as a prime candidate for the search for life in our solar system. In 2012, after the Hubble Space Telescope detected […]

Planet Nine: Our Solar System Just Got a Whole Lot Bigger

Since people first realized that Earth is a part of a larger group of planetary bodies, the solar system has been growing. Not actually growing, as in it’s somehow picking up more stuff, but growing in […]