Extraterrestrial life

Nearby Alien Planet May Be Capable of Supporting Life

One of the nearest exoplanets to Earth may be a decent abode for life. Ross 128b — which lies just 11…

World UFO Day 2018: How close have we actually got to finding aliens, and what would they be like?

Exciting data has emerged from Mars and Enceladus, but extra-terrestrials will likely be tiny bacteria not intergalactic space travellers As…

New model predicts that we’re probably the only advanced civilization in the observable universe

The Fermi Paradox remains a stumbling block when it comes to the search for extra-terrestrial intelligence (SETI). Named…

NASA Is Considering Sending a “Dragonfly” Drone to an Alien World

With its vast oceans and methane-filled rivers and lakes, Titan is a prime candidate for the

Cosmic Watch – A Time Traveller’s Delight

Since I was a child I have always been fascinated with the Cosmos…

Who’s Out There?—Geologic Features Favoring Exolife

With high hopes for Kepler 1625b, David Kipping at Columbia University…

Is It Time to Rethink How We Search for Alien Life?

WASHINGTON — From the lovable, candy-munching E.T. to the deadly

The James Webb Telescope Will Expand Our View of the Universe

The James Webb Space Telescope or Webb…

Who’s Out There?—Star Chips? (and required reading for students of alife and exobiology)

When I first heard the idea I was appalled. Spend millions of dollars to pepper the vicinity of

‘Styrofoam’ Planet Discovery Will Help Us Find Habitable Planets and Alien Life

KELT-11b will help astronomers develop the best tools for assessing habitability or…

NASA discovers solar system with seven Earth-like planets, three of them in the star’s habitable zone

For the first time ever, astronomers have discovered seven Earth-size

NASA to Host News Conference on Discovery Beyond Our Solar System

NASA will hold a news conference at 1 p.m. EST Wednesday, Feb. 22,…

THAT SIGNAL WASN’T ALIENS — IT WAS COMING FROM EARTH

Did we just get neuralyzed? For a few precious days this week, the scientific…

Finding Habitable Planets Is Even Harder Than We Thought

It doesn’t take a Carl Sagan-style tear-jerker to realize how unique and awesome…

WHY NASA ASTRONAUTS JUST SPENT A WEEK LIVING IN A CAVE

We tend to think of space as the final frontier, full of new and exciting worlds to explore. As…

SHOULD WE SEARCH FOR LIFE ON MARS BEFORE SENDING ASTRONAUTS?

Mars has water. Not just ice and snow, but liquid, flowing water….

ALIEN CIVILIZATIONS PROBABLY EXISTED BEFORE HUMANS

What are the odds that the universe is home to advanced alien

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly’s ‘cryptic message about seeing aliens in space’

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly…

Who’s Out There – Tectonic Plates?

Looking back over the last few years of discoveries in our solar system has opened our eyes to the…

The Wow! Signal: Aliens or just comets?

Tuesday, January 12, 2016, 5:30 PM – First comets take away our alien megastructures, and…

NASA Captures Bewildering Footage Of UFO Entering & Leaving Earth’s Atmosphere

Those of you who read our articles on UFOs and extraterrestrials will know…

NASA hacker says agency removes aliens from photos, faked moon landing

Gary McKinnon is back in the news. McKinnon, a British computer whiz who was…

‘THE VISIT’ EXPLORES WHAT WOULD ACTUALLY HAPPEN IF ALIENS CAME TO EARTH

As long as we have been human, we have looked at the stars and wondered if anything like us…

SETI Institute Undertakes Search for Alien Signal from Kepler Star KIC 8462852

“We either caught something shortly after an event like two planets crashing together or alien intelligence,” said Dr. Gerald Harp,…

ARE THOSE REALLY ALIEN MEGASTRUCTURES? HOW ASTRONOMERS PLAN TO INVESTIGATE

Skywatchers have noticed something “bizarre” in the data from the planet-hunting Kepler telescope….

Who’s Out There?—The Bottom Line

Here’s another way that our robotic missions might search for life in this solar system.

Alien ‘megastructures’ orbiting star

Astronomers may have found giant alien ‘megastructures’ orbiting star near the Milky Way A…

How NASA Plans To Protect Planets Against An Alien Invasion

NASA has an Office…

Mars water discovery just 1 piece of the puzzle in figuring out which planets can sustain life

It’s getting more and more likely that earthlings may have a neighbour next door. Some of the Martian surface is…

Who’s Out There?—M Dwarfs and Subice Oceans

Before Kepler 452b grabbed our attention with its near-Earth size orbit in the Goldilocks (

Online excitement over Curiosity’s Mars images premature: NASA

NASA’s Curiosity robotic rover can be credited for significant scientific discoveries…

How to Build a City on the Moon

Humans haven’t set foot on the moon since 1972. That hasn’t stopped Johann-Dietrich Woerner, the new director general of…

Planets: Gliese 581 c

Mankind has been tirelessly searching for planets that support or can support various forms of life, and

Who’s Out There?—Possibilities Keep Growing (1)

The more we learn about exoplanets and our own solar system, the more remarkable the universe seems, and the…

Are ALIENS hiding on Jupiter’s Europa? Let’s find out, cry NASA bods

NASA has finished sketching out plans to send a probe to

Nasa scientists: ‘Life outside of Earth is probably going to be really hard to find’

Nasa scientists previewed several missions in the search for

Cassini to Get Final View of Saturn’s Weird ‘Spongy’ Moon

As NASA’s Cassini spacecraft enters the final phase…

NASA Kicks Off Mission To Find Life On Jupiter’s Moon

NASA has started its mission to discover if Jupiter’s icy moon

Who’s Out There?-Someone Like Us”

Recently, Discover Magazine summarized the widespread evidence for water in our solar system. (“Alive…

Signs of Subsurface ‘Alien’ Life Found in Antarctica

An airborne survey of a presumably dry Antarctic valley revealed a stunning and…

NASA forms a coalition to look for life on other planets

NASA knows that it can’t rely solely on astronomers and robotic rovers to find…

Finding The First Signs Of Alien Life, And Why NASA Thinks It’s Coming Soon

When we think of alien life, images of little green men,

Hunting for Exomoons That May Host Alien Life

The search for alien life doesn’t end within the boundaries of our solar…

So – You’re Still Interested in Astronomy? Saturns Moons

Hello again. Last time, we looked at the lesser moons of Saturn. If…

NASA Thinks There May Be Life on Jupiter’s Moon

Scientists may soon head to the icy surface of Europa to search…

Who’s Out There—Revisiting the Drake Equation

Frank Drake wrote his famous equation in 1961 while planning an early SETI meeting. He came up with…

NASA Cuts ISS Live Feed As ‘UFO’ Appears

They did it in the sixties. And they’re still doing it now. A strange grey UFO has caused something of…

Who’s Out There—The Probability For Exolife Rises

Looking back at the year 2014—some breakthroughs in both biochemistry and astronomy have made the prospects for finding life more…

Alien hunters spot a ‘COFFIN’ on Mars – and they want Nasa to take a closer look

From fossilised iguanas to Obama’s head, conspiracy theorists appear to have found all manner of things on

Methane ‘belches’ detected on Mars

Nasa’s Curiosity rover has detected methane on

So – You’re Still Interested in Astronomy? Jupiter

Hello again. Last time, we looked at the two moons of Mars, Phobos and Deimos. Today, I thought we’d start to…

‘Thigh bone’ on Mars? NASA explains an unusual find

A newly published photo of Mars taken by

We Are Not Alone In Universe, NASA Scientists Say

It’s highly unlikely we’re alone in the universe, NASA experts are saying, and…

NASA More Confident Than Ever That We Are Not Alone

The Most Extreme Environments Where Alien Life Could Be Found

There may be as many as 100 million habitable worlds…

20 Iconic Aliens That Transformed Hollywood

Though they’re now associated with bloated, big-budget blockbusters, extraterrestrials have capturing imaginations and…

Proof of Alien Life?

A TEAM of British scientists is convinced it has found proof of alien…

Are We Unique?

Since mankind first gazed up at the stars, we have wondered if we are alone in the universe.  We…

UFO: Alien ships mis-reported as asteroid

According to a report published in UFO Sightings Daily, the Asteroid 1998 QE2 is actually an

What underlies the human fascination with extraterrestrial life?

We have had quite a number of alien movies recently including the remake of the classic,

The Wow! Signal: Intercepted Alien Transmission?

SETI, the search for extraterrestrial intelligence, has seen astronomers scouring the…

An Alien’s Guide to Conquering the Earth Naturally

Devious sci-fi aliens have hatched many plots to conquer humanity, from the Machiavellian Martians of “The War of the…

UFOs Flunk Believability Test for Alien Contact

The scientific search for life off Earth goes back at least 100 years;…

Whose Out There? – An Overview of Two Books

The extraterrestrial hunt is on. Expectations of finding alien life are rising, for reasonable building blocks are out there,…

Would aliens really play Host with humanity?

With the Stephenie Meyer-authored The…

What are the odds there is life in outer space?

Ever since humans acknowledged the enormity of the universe, we have intuited that life must exist somewhere, either in…

Finding ET

Seth Shostak is an astronomer, specifically a

Extraterresterial Life Exists

If a group of scientists are correct, tiny fossils uncovered inside a meteorite found in

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