Alien Life

Edward Snowden Thinks We Haven't Heard from Aliens Because Their Communications are Encrypted

On the latest episode of Star Talk, the NSA whistleblower discussed alien life with Neil DeGrasse Tyson.

Janey Tracey
Monday, 21 September 2015 - 3:43PM

Elon Musk's Plans for Sending 1 Million People to Mars for $500,000 Each.

Elon Musk has long been a vocal proponent for the quest to send humans to Mars, regularly suggesting that humanity must become...

Kieran Dickson
Monday, 21 September 2015 - 5:59AM

Scientists Claim to Have Proof that an Alien Invasion is 'Unlikely'

Super-advanced alien civilizations may be absent from our part of the Universe.

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 17 September 2015 - 3:22PM

DARPA Experts on Why We Should Be Optimistic About the Search for Alien Life

"We haven't really looked for extraterrestrial life yet."

Janey Tracey
Sunday, 13 September 2015 - 4:10PM

The Future of SETI and the $100 Million Search for Alien Life

In July, some of the greatest minds on the planet, including Stephen Hawking, Kip Thorne, Frank Drake, SETI director Seth Shostak,...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 10 September 2015 - 12:26PM

The Octopus Could be the Most-Likely Model of Intelligent Alien Life

We’ve always known that the octopus was smart, but we’ve never quite understood why. This relative of the snail has managed to...

Alexandra Grunberg
Sunday, 06 September 2015 - 12:27PM

Professor Brian Cox Suggests Pluto Could be Home to Alien Life

Could Pluto be added to the ever-growing list of potential alien life hosts that exist within our solar system?

Kieran Dickson
Friday, 04 September 2015 - 11:56AM

Life Could Spread Across Our Universe Like the Outbreak of an Epidemic

Harvard study claims "infected pockets" of life could develop all over the galaxy.

Janey Tracey
Monday, 31 August 2015 - 1:39PM

Astronomer Wants to Find Alien Life By Detecting Radiation from Light Sails

Harvard astronomer Avi Loeb is known for his unusual thought experiments regarding alien life; he has suggested a search for...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 24 August 2015 - 3:34PM

$100 Million Mission to Find Alien Life Denied Use of World's Largest Telescope

Last week, some of the greatest minds in science announced the Breakthrough Listen initiative, undoubtedly the greatest attempt yet...

Zain Charkawi
Thursday, 30 July 2015 - 3:22PM

Stephen Hawking Will Conduct His First Reddit AMA Next Week

Have questions about artificial intelligence, alien life, or the beginning of the Universe? Go ahead!

Janey Tracey
Friday, 24 July 2015 - 1:20PM

Read the Inspiring Open Letter from the $100 Million Project to Search for Alien Life

"Are we alone? Now is the time to find out."

Janey Tracey
Monday, 20 July 2015 - 11:06AM

Astronomers Believe Philae's Comet 67P is Home to Alien Life

Is this the discovery we've all been waiting for?

Zain Charkawi
Monday, 06 July 2015 - 11:32AM

4 Reasons Everyone is Excited for the Start of NASA's Exploration of Europa

4 Reasons to be excited for the start of NASA's exploration of Europa.

Kieran Dickson
Friday, 19 June 2015 - 2:26PM

NASA Announces 'All Systems Go' for Mission to Europa's Alien Ocean

NASA will soon travel to Europa in hopes of discovering alien life.

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 18 June 2015 - 12:37PM

The Key To Finding Extraterrestrial Life is Right Here at Home

Understanding how life survives in Earth's most inhospitable habitats could be key to finding extraterrestrial life.

Noelle Phansalkar
Thursday, 18 June 2015 - 12:23PM

NASA Discovers Glass on Mars that May Hold Ancient Life

Deposits of glass have been found in impact craters on Mars, and

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 11 June 2015 - 1:58PM

Watch: NASA's Hubble Telescope Analyzes Exoplanets' Atmospheres to Detect Life

Amazing video explains how Hubble may detect alien life in the near future.

Janey Tracey
Monday, 08 June 2015 - 11:18AM

NOAA's Mapping of Arctic Microbes Could Help Take the Hunt for Alien Life From Sci-Fi to Reality

NOAA's mapping of microbes in Earth's Arctic circle could aid NASA in their hunt for alien life on Europa.

Alexandra Grunberg
Friday, 08 May 2015 - 3:03PM

Europa May Not Be a Possible Candidate for Alien Life After All

Scientists believe that Europa is a prime candidate for life as a result of a liquid water ocean under its icy shell, but that ocean...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 08 May 2015 - 11:11AM