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The Search for Life: Are We Alone?

Flyover image of the surface of Mars contrasted against a black backdrop of space

The Search for Life explores the links between life on Earth and the potential for life on other planets, from the depths of the Earth's oceans to the outer reaches of the cosmos.

For as long as humans have contemplated the cosmos, they have wondered about extraterrestrial life.

Featuring breathtaking visualizations, including the surface of Mars and the exterior of Jupiter’s moon Europa, the show reveals countless worlds that may harbor life.


“A fast-paced survey of one of the most provocative pursuits of modern astronomy” – The New York Times

“It’s virtual reality at its best, because the images are grounded in hard data” – New York Daily News

The Search for Life: Are We Alone? was developed by the American Museum of Natural History in collaboration with the National Aeronautic and Space Administration (NASA).