Alien Life

We'll Be Able to Detect Alien Spaceships Coming at Near-Light Speed

If aliens find us, they'll be traveling at speeds human spaceships have not achieved yet. But according to a new study from MIT, we'll...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 30 March 2015 - 2:27PM

Colorful Life-Form Catalog May Help Us Find Alien Microbes

Scientists at Cornell University are creating a database of Earth microbes to help find and identify alien life forms.

Janey Tracey
Monday, 30 March 2015 - 12:16PM

NASA Announces New Evidence Suggesting Jupiter's Moon Ganymede Has a Subsurface Ocean

There's a lot of talk about various moons throughout our solar system having the potential to support life. Europa and Enceladus have,...

Kieran Dickson
Thursday, 12 March 2015 - 12:32PM

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

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

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

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

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

Criticisms of Einstein's Theory of Relativity May Mean that Alien Probes Have Reached Earth

Mathematicians from the University of Edinburgh calculated that alien probes may already have explored this galaxy.    In an...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 28 July 2014 - 12:05PM

Would Aliens Save or Destroy Us? Seven Possible Scenarios for Extraterrestrial Contact

Would aliens want to help us or hurt us? In a paper by researchers Seth D. Bauma and Jacob D. Haqq-Misra of Pennsylvania State...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 2:15PM

We May Find Aliens, If They Have Polluted Their Own Planet

Have other intelligent beings polluted their environment? Harvard researchers are tentatively making this assumption in their new...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 23 July 2014 - 2:36PM

Ken Ham: Stop Looking For Aliens, They're All Going to Hell Anyway

Is there intelligent life in the universe? It doesn't matter, according to creationist Ken Ham, because any intelligent beings that...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 21 July 2014 - 2:58PM

Reddit Q&A with Geophysicist David Waltham Covers Everything from Terraforming to Finding Alien Life

In a question and answer session on reddit, Royal Hallaway Geophysisist David Waltham graced us with his elucidative insight on...

Wednesday, 09 July 2014 - 12:14PM