Today’s Solutions: May 28, 2024

Europa

Jupiter’s moon, Europa could have water that supports life

One of the most vexing questions we try to answer in our exploration of space and the Universe is “Are we alone?” Scientists, artists, and average people wonder what form alien life might take, when we might encounter it, and how close it is.  It might be closer than most of us think, and Read More...

Exoplanet in deep space. Elements of this image were furnished by NASA.

How many worlds exist outside our solar system?

Exoplanets are worlds just like our own that are revolving around a star. Here at The Optimist Daily, we’ve commonly reported on the discovery of new exoplanets, like the first time an exoplanet has been spotted outside our galaxy, or this peculiar planet with the shortest orbit around a star Read More...

Discovery of alien life

Pollution might help detect alien life

Last year, the long-awaited James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) finally blasted off from Earth. It has since reached its final position and turned on its super high-tech cold camera. Scientists hope to carry out a wide range of missions on this incredible piece of machinery, with the end goal of Read More...

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Anyone out there? Our galaxy may host more alien life than we thought

For astronauts and E.T. fans alike, the big question has always been, is there alien life out there? Now, science may be able to offer an answer to that question. Although nobody has received communication from any alien civilizations, researchers estimate that there are 36 viable sites for life in Read More...