Planet Venus. In his 1954 novel Lucky Starr and the Oceans of Venus, science fiction writer Isaac Asimov imagined seas filled with life and underwater cities on our neighboring planet. It wasn’t long, however, before we discovered what really lurks beneath Venus’s thick cloud cover. In the 1960s and 1970s, the United States’ and Soviet […]
If the Universe is teeming with aliens then where is everybody? It’s one of the biggest conundrums in the Universe, known as the Fermi Paradox. That means that if the Universe is so conducive to life, and if there are so many opportunities for it within our galaxy alone, why isn’t there any evidence (outside of the […]
The TRAPPIST-1 system consist of seven planets, about the size of Earth, and can be just the right temperature to support life.