Long before the hunt began to find Earth lookalikes around other stars, one planet in the Solar System had already been named Earth’s twin. With its similar size and mass, Venus measures very close to Earth, with one major yet significant difference. Its thick atmosphere makes temperatures on the planet …
When it comes to the search for life beyond Earth, the mantra is always ‘follow the water.’ But could an environment without H2O give rise to life in a different form? Scientists now say it’s theoretically possible.
It’s not as far-fetched as it sounds.
A huge primitive ocean covered one-fifth of the red planet’s surface, making it warm, wet and ideal for alien life to gain a foothold, scientists say