The atmosphere of Venus contains a gas that on Earth can be attributed to living organisms, scientists said Monday, a discovery the head of NASA called "the most significant development yet" in the hunt for extraterrestrial life.
Scientists have used probes and telescopes to seek "biosignatures" - indirect signs of life - on other planets and moons in our solar system and beyond.
The cost of the Hope Mars Mission reached US$ 200 million (Dhs735 million), which is considered among the lowest in the world when compared with similar programmes.
Exoplanets which are a common sight in the Milky Way, are usually noticed to be orbiting a star, but in an unusual finding, scientists have discovered an Earth-sized free-floating rogue planet which does not orbit any star.
Global animal, bird and fish populations have plummeted more than two-thirds in less than 50 years due to rampant over-consumption, experts said in a stark warning to save nature in order to save ourselves.
Uranus, a giant, icy planet about four times the diameter of Earth, is made up almost entirely of hydrogen and helium.
The red planet has the ingredients for life underneath its surface. Scientists are now looking at the make-up of Martian rocks, positing that if they were consistently in contact with water they would be able to produce the kind of energy that allows alien life to flourish.
On 30th March, the UAE will join more than 188 countries across the world in marking the Earth Hour 2019.
Just days before the fight against the coronavirus pandemic moved into top gear, forward steps in the race to save the planet were taken too. India hosted the Thirteenth Meeting of the Conference
The global struggle to slow the spread of the coronavirus has brought with it cancelled flights, closed businesses and a quickly escalating economic slowdown that could be devastating to millions. It is also certain to shrink greenhouse gas emissions this year,