November 6, 2019

Discovering Extraterrestrial Life Would Be Slow and Uncertain

No, no, no — huh, maybe. Zoom in? Hmm. Go back. Eh, I’m not sure. Maybe we can get a better angle? Scientists have spent long […]
November 1, 2019

Which Stars are Most Likely to Have an Earth-Like World?

Imagine finding another Earth-like world out amongst the stars. Will it have life? Will it have a civilization? How can we know which stars are the […]
October 29, 2019

Rock Star’s Company Seeks UFOs, Finds Military Contract

The arrangement with the U.S. Army will fund new technologies that could have military applications. A private company that researches UFOs has a new contract with […]
October 28, 2019

Air Force X-37B secret spaceplane lands after 780 days in orbit

Secretary of the Air Force Barrett: ‘The X-37B continues to demonstrate the importance of a reusable spaceplane.’ WASHINGTON — A U.S. Air Force X-37B spaceplane made […]
October 26, 2019

Space may soon become a war zone – here’s how that would work

At an upcoming summit in early December, NATO is expected to declare space as a “warfighting domain”, partly in response to new developments in technology. If it does […]
October 24, 2019

Evolution tells us we might be the only intelligent life in the universe

Are we alone in the universe? It comes down to whether intelligence is a probable outcome of natural selection, or an improbable fluke. By definition, probable […]
October 20, 2019

The Ultimate Destination Wedding: How to Get Married in Space

Throughout its history, the space program has celebrated a number of exciting milestones. Some, like Neil Armstrong’s momentous walk on the moon in 1969, are world […]
October 3, 2019

NASA Astronaut Nick Hague, Crewmates Return Safely from International Space Station

NASA astronaut Nick Hague returned to Earth from the International Space Station on Thursday, alongside Soyuz commander Alexey Ovchinin of the Russian space agency Roscosmos and visiting astronaut […]
September 26, 2019

Advanced Alien Civilizations May Produce ‘Technosignatures’ That We Could Find, Experts Say

If we can do it … couldn’t E.T.? BELLEVUE, Wash. — If life evolved on other planets as it did on Earth, aliens may be zooming […]