Alien

The Science of The X-Files: That Time Scientists Claimed They Found Extraterrestrial Life in Meteorites

It's January, X-Files fans, which means we have less than a month to wait before our favorite alien conspiracy show returns for a...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 07 January 2016 - 2:20PM

Astronomers Plan to Build a 40-Foot Orbital Telescope to Search for Alien Life

With Hubble taking beautiful pictures out in space, and construction for the James Webb Space Telescope well underway, we've already...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 07 January 2016 - 10:07AM

Alien Life May Be More Likely to Flourish in Globular Star Clusters

Could alien life be hiding right in plain sight? Scientists have thought for years that the dazzling globular clusters in the Milky...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 06 January 2016 - 1:22PM

The Science of The X-Files: Alien Acidic Blood and the Real-Life "Toxic Lady"

The first season finale of the X-Files is based on a real-life X-File.

Janey Tracey
Monday, 04 January 2016 - 11:39AM

The Year in Science: The Defining Scientific Achievements of 2015

This year was a huge year for science, especially with regard to achievements in space exploration. NASA seems to be making strides...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 30 December 2015 - 12:43PM

Ridley Scott Reveals Which Aliens Will Appear in Alien: Covenant

While Ridley Scott's Prometheus divided the science fiction community, we're still rather excited about the prospect of the director...

Kieran Dickson
Monday, 14 December 2015 - 11:19AM

Neighboring Alien Planets Could Help Each Other Sustain Life

Astronomers recently discovered "neighbor" planets around the star Kepler-36, which are so close together, inhabitants living on...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 07 December 2015 - 11:17AM

Neill Blomkamp's Alien 5 Would Have Starred a Grown-Up Newt

Now that Ridley Scott's Prometheus sequel/Alien prequel, Alien: Covenant, is moving forward at a breakneck pace, Neill Blomkamp's...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 23 November 2015 - 3:10PM

Ridley Scott Reveals New Name for Prometheus Sequel

The Prometheus sequel has undergone another name change, as Ridley Scott reveals it is no longer called Alien: Paradise Lost. It will...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 16 November 2015 - 10:19AM

Prometheus Sequels Will Reveal Who Created the Alien - And Why

We're a long way from the times when Ridley Scott tried to pretend Prometheus wasn't an Alien sequel, aren't we? The director told...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 11 November 2015 - 5:33PM

Neill Blomkamp in Talks to Direct Time Travel Adaptation "The Gone World"

Neill Blomkamp's Alien movie seems close to dead, and is at least postponed indefinitely, leaving him free to choose another project....

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 11 November 2015 - 12:04PM

It Looks Like KIC 8462852 Probably Doesn’t Host an Alien Dyson Sphere After All

It was definitely a long shot, but when every geek and sci-fi enthusiast around the world heard that astronomers may have detected an...

Zain Charkawi
Saturday, 07 November 2015 - 11:44AM

Alien and Predator Themed Lands are Coming to 20th Century Fox's New Theme Parks

If you were left a little underwhelmed at yesterday's news of Hunger Games attractions coming to Lionsgate's two theme parks, we've...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 03 November 2015 - 2:32PM

5 Things That Would Happen If We Ever Found Intelligent Alien Life

The search for extraterrestrial life has been in the public consciousness for decades, but what would happen if we actually succeeded?...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 26 October 2015 - 1:16PM

This May Be the Best Alternative Explanation to That Extraterrestrial Dyson Sphere So Far

Within the next week, astronomers are expected to have an answer regarding the cause of the bizarre, irregular dips in brightness of...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 26 October 2015 - 11:44AM

The Search for an Extraterrestrial Dyson Sphere Has Begun

Recently, a newly discovered star kicked up a media storm when astronomers detected bizarre brightness patterns that some...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 21 October 2015 - 11:34AM

The Best Sci-Fi Movie Trailers of All Time

Thanks to JJ Abrams and his gang, everyone has gone slightly trailer crazy over the last 24 hours. The latest trailer for Star Wars:...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 20 October 2015 - 3:30PM

Study Shows Most Earth-Like Planets Haven't Been Born Yet

Could there be billions more Earth-like planets by the end of the universe? A new theoretical study from the Space Telescope Science...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 20 October 2015 - 1:40PM

Neill Blomkamp Lets Us All Know He's Still Working on His Alien Movie by Sharing New Pulse Rifle Image

You could be forgiven for filing Neill Blomkamp's Alien movie under 'Movies I'm Excited For But Are Too Far Away For Regular Hype',...

Kieran Dickson
Friday, 16 October 2015 - 10:34AM

Did Astronomers Just Find Evidence of an Extraterrestrial Dyson Sphere?

In the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode, "Relics," the crew of the USS Enterprise-D comes upon a full Dyson sphere, a...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 14 October 2015 - 10:09AM