Alien Life

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

Astronomer Claims the Adorable Alien in Earth to Echo May Be Realistic

Earth to Echo, the upcoming film about a group of children who befriend a tiny, owl-like alien robot, may have a relatively realistic...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 27 June 2014 - 3:05PM

Newfound Earth-Like Exoplanet Could Support Life

An international team of astronomers has just discovered a planet that is considered to be one of three exoplanets that are most...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 26 June 2014 - 10:38AM

Ex-Marine Claims He Spent 17 Years Protecting Humanity from Martians

A former U.S. marine is claiming that the government sent him to Mars as part of an elite military unit of "super-soldiers" that...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 23 June 2014 - 11:34AM

Checklist for Finding Utterly Bizarre Extraterrestrials

According to Christopher McKay, the director of NASA's Ames Research Center in California, the criteria that astronomers routinely...

Monday, 09 June 2014 - 4:20PM

Did Climate Change Make Extraterrestrial Life Scarce?

David Waltham, physicist and author of "Lucky Planet", recently wrote an article for theconversation.com proposing his rather unique...

Monday, 09 June 2014 - 11:06AM

Astrobiologists Cast Doubt on Primordial Ooze Theory

When searching for extraterrestrial life, astrobiologists often study the origin of life on Earth in order to determine search...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 03 June 2014 - 1:26PM

Neil deGrasse Tyson: Aliens Haven't Contacted Us Because We're Stupid

"Cosmos" presenter and astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson has many issues with our search for alien intelligence.   First, he...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 02 June 2014 - 11:46AM

Astronomers Tell Congress that Alien Life May be Found Within 20 Years

On Wednesday, May 21, Congress's Science, Space and Technology Subcommittee held hearings on the research carried out in the Search...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 22 May 2014 - 10:05AM

The Brookings Institution's 1960 Report To NASA About Discovering Extraterrestrial Life

Independent American Think-tank The Brookings Institution is rapidly approaching 100 years of operation. Over those years the...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 13 May 2014 - 4:14PM

Astronomers Have Detected Mysterious Intergalactic Radio Bursts, Again

A short yet powerful burst of radio waves has been detected deep in outer space by a team of astronomers at the Arecibo Observatory in...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 22 April 2014 - 10:41AM

Wobbly Alien Planets Could Be More Likely To Host Life According To NASA Study

Planets that possess extreme axis pivots could be more likely to possess habitable environments according to a new study from a team...

Kieran Dickson
Wednesday, 16 April 2014 - 11:58AM

Strange Light Snapped By Curiosity On Mars Is More Likely A Dust Devil Than Alien Life

Conspiracy forums are currently alight with talk of a strange light captured by NASA's Curiosity Rover on Mars.The image, taken by one...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 08 April 2014 - 10:50AM

Watery Ocean On Enceladus Makes It A Prime Candidate For Alien Life

Scientists today confirmed that Saturn's moon Enceladus possesses a vast salt water ocean beneath its frozen surface, a discovery that...

Kieran Dickson
Thursday, 03 April 2014 - 6:42PM

Former NASA Astrobiologist Hits Back At Critics Of Alien Life Theory

Former NASA astrobiologist Richard Hoover is no stranger to controversy. After writing more than 250 scientific papers over his...

Kieran Dickson
Thursday, 13 February 2014 - 3:08PM

Alien Life Will Be Detected By 2040 Says SETI's Seth Shostak

The discovery of alien life will be made by the year 2040. That's the bold claim made by SETI Senior Astronomer Seth Shostak at NASA's...

Kieran Dickson
Monday, 10 February 2014 - 12:07PM