Neill Blomkamp Is Officially Directing a New Alien Movie

It's really happening! District 9 and Chappie's Neill Blomkamp is directing a new installment of the beloved Alien franchise.  ...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 19 February 2015 - 10:00AM

Frank Drake: It Would Be 'Silly' to Try to Contact Aliens Now

Frank Drake, the creator of the Drake Equation, is the last person you'd expect to come out against the search for extraterrestrial...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 17 February 2015 - 1:54PM

UK Scientists Find Evidence that Aliens May Have Seeded Life on Earth

Did extraterrestrials deliberately seed the first life on Earth? Astrobiologists from the University of Buckingham have discovered a...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 13 February 2015 - 4:39PM

You Can Now Take a Free Online Course on Alien Hunting from Harvard University

The discovery of intelligent alien life would arguably be one of the most significant scientific developments of all time, and now...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 21 January 2015 - 3:08PM

District 9's Neill Blomkamp Was Working on an Alien Movie?

District 9 an Elysium director Neill Blomkamp isn't lacking for projects, as he has the high-profile Chappie coming out in March. But...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 02 January 2015 - 10:16AM

The Best 35th Anniversary Artwork for Ridley Scott's Alien

It's been thirty-five years since the release of Ridley Scott's Alien, in which time it's been widely recognized as one of the best...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 18 December 2014 - 12:07PM

Ridley Scott to Introduce New Alien in Prometheus 2

Many Alien fans were disappointed when rumors started to circulate that the infamous Xenomorph would not appear in Prometheus 2, even...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 20 November 2014 - 1:06PM

Behind the Mask: The Faces Behind Some of Sci-Fi's Greatest Characters

The nature of science fiction often means that actors must take up completely different forms in order to play their characters, but...

Kieran Dickson
Saturday, 15 November 2014 - 8:39AM

Saturn's Moon Mimas May Possess An Underground Ocean Capable of Hosting Alien Life

It may look like the Death Star from Star Wars, but Saturn's moon, Mimas, could be a suitable candidate for finding extraterrestrial...

Kieran Dickson
Friday, 17 October 2014 - 2:55PM

Astrobiologist Claims to Have Proof that Humans Descended from Extraterrestrials

University of Sheffield astrobiologist Milton Wainwright not only claims to have proof of extraterrestrial life, but also an...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 08 October 2014 - 3:04PM

Alien Isolation Review Round-Up - It's The Game The Alien Franchise Deserves

It has been a long, long time since Ridley Scott's Alien franchise received a video game entry worthy of one of science fiction's...

Kieran Dickson
Friday, 03 October 2014 - 10:39AM

A Majority of Atheists Believe in Extraterrestrial Life

According to a survey conducted by David Weintraub, an astronomer at Vanderbilt University, a majority of atheists believe in...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 02 October 2014 - 1:48PM

We May Have Already Detected Heat from Alien Civilizations

Have we already detected heat emitted from alien civilizations? Researchers from Pennsylvania State University are implementing a...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 20 August 2014 - 11:18AM

The New Alien: Isolation CGI Trailer Is All Kinds of Terrifying

Games based on Ridley Scott's Alien franchise haven't exactly been hits in recent years, but Alien: Isolation looks set to reverse the...

Kieran Dickson
Wednesday, 13 August 2014 - 10:02AM

SETI: Politicians Don't Have the Will to Find Alien Life

We may have found extraterrestrial life already, were it not for politicians, according to SETI. Director of the Center for SETI...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 12 August 2014 - 9:54AM

An Alien vs Predator Haunted House Is Coming To Universal Studios This Halloween

Universal Studios are resurrecting the terror of extraterrestrial warfare this fall with a new Alien vs Predator haunted house,...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 05 August 2014 - 1:09PM

The Copernicus Complex: Is Human Life Special or Mediocre?

Is Earth's intelligent life unique in the universe? In the upcoming book The Copernicus Complex: Our Cosmic Significance in a...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 05 August 2014 - 12:47PM

Bill Nye Says We May Discover Life On Europa Within The Next 30 Years

Europa is rapidly becoming the object of superstar (read supermoon) of the scientific community. Hailed as one of the prime suspects...

Kieran Dickson
Thursday, 31 July 2014 - 3:40PM

Most Americans Don't Think Contacting Aliens Is a Good Idea

Is it a good idea to contact intelligent aliens? According to a recent Huffington Post poll, most Americans are either opposed to...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 4:21PM

Neil DeGrasse Tyson's Very Concise Argument Against Ken Ham's Aliens are Going to Hell

Neil DeGrasse Tyson's response to creationist Ken Ham's assertion that we should stop looking for aliens, because they're going to...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 28 July 2014 - 2:20PM