Titan discovery gets us closer to methane-based alien life

  Titan discovery gets us closer to methane-based alien life   A new paper published today on “Science Advances” provides the first indisputable evidence of the presence of a molecule – acrylonitrile –  on Titan which Cornell University researchers theorized could be key to life on the methane-based, oxygen-free moon of Saturn. Chemical and biological […]

Possibility of alien contact could be 1,500 years away

ITHACA, N.Y. – If you’re expecting to hear from aliens from across the universe, it could be a while. Deconstructing the Fermi Paradox and pairing it with the Mediocrity Principle into a fresh equation, Cornell astronomers say extraterrestrials likely won’t phone home – or Earth – for 1,500 years. “We haven’t heard from aliens yet, […]