Alien Life

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 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

NASA Gets Sued For Not Investigating Alien Life

When NASA announced that a jelly donut-sized object had mysteriously appeared next to their Mars Opportunity rover, they admitted...

Kieran Dickson
Wednesday, 29 January 2014 - 9:52AM

Congress Dedicates Two Hours To Discuss The Search For Extraterrestrial Intelligence

Congress probably isn't particularly popular in many circles right now, least of all in the scientific community. The recent...

Kieran Dickson
Thursday, 05 December 2013 - 3:41PM

Dying Planets May Hold Our Best Bet Of Finding Alien Life

Scientists are constantly coming up with the next best tip for finding signs of alien life, whether it be looking for gas signatures,...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 26 November 2013 - 11:39AM

Russian 'Space Troops' Not Ready For Alien Attacks

Russia's Aerospace Defense Troops are responsible for running the Titov Main Test and Space Systems Control Center near Moscow...

Kieran Dickson
Thursday, 03 October 2013 - 10:26AM

Send A Message To An Alien Intelligence With METI

What would you say if you could speak to an intelligent alien lifeform? Would yours be a message of friendly greetings, would you warn...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 24 September 2013 - 12:54PM