With a possible launch in the mid 2020s, wfirst, or the wide-field infrared survey telescope, could zero in on a distant planet’s reflected light to detect the signatures of oxygen, water vapor, or some other powerful indication of possible life. The gas giant jupiter, the next planet beyond mars in the solar system, is inhospitable to life in any currently imaginable form but its icy moons – especially europa – have potential a number of missions have flown past jupiter and its moons on route to other places, but nasa’s galileo mission was the first designed to specifically orbit the planet and study its moons. The response noted odds are pretty high that there may be life on other planets but the odds of us making contact with any of them—especially any intelligent ones—are extremely small, given the distances involved in 2013, the exoplanet kepler-62f was discovered, along with kepler-62e and kepler-62c.
It's probable, they say, that life could have arisen on at least some of the billions of planets thought to exist in our galaxy alone -- just as it did here on planet earth finding life beyond earth is within reach | nasa. Last july, scientists detected an earth-like planet 1,400 light-years away its size, orbit, sun, and age provide the opportunity for life to arise somewhere on the surface should all the necessary ingredients and conditions for life on this planet [exist], one scientist said.
The incredible picture that 'proves' there is life on other planets this astonishing image is the long-awaited proof that alien life does exist, scientists have sensationally claimed.
Is there life on other planets most of us, at some point in life, must have pondered over the eternal query of the existence of life on other planets are we the only ones in the depths of this endless ocean called the universe.
Subscribe to usa today there may be other planets like ours but many more stars (those not similar to our sun) also have planets where life could form, which is where the 40 billion. Humanity is on the verge of discovering alien life, high-ranking nasa scientists say i think we're going to have strong indications of life beyond earth within a decade, and i think we're going to have definitive evidence within 20 to 30 years, nasa chief scientist ellen stofan said tuesday (april 7) during a panel discussion that focused on the space agency's efforts to search for habitable worlds and alien life.