National Geographic looks at “The hunt for life beyond Earth”

The cover article of the July 2014 issue of National Geographic magazine is about looking for signs of extraterrestrial life :  Astrobiology – The hunt for life beyond Earth: One of the oldest questions may be answered in our lifetimes. Are we alone?

This includes searches both of sites within our solar system and of exoplanets.  Of course, there are great images and infographics like all Nat Geo articles.

Supplements include Distant Oasis about the possibility of life on Jupiter’s moon Europa. Goldilocks Worlds is about finding exoplanets of sizes similar to earth and in orbits within the  habitable zones of their stars.

Bill Nye of the Planetary Society discusses the issue of finding the resources to answer this old question: