Ridley Scott Says Neill Blomkamp's Alien 5 Is Still Happening, Teases Alien: Paradise Lost's Connections to Ripley

Ridley Scott has insisted time and time again that the Prometheus franchise does not directly connect with the Alien franchise, or at...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 25 September 2015 - 1:32PM

SETI Corrects Edward Snowden on the Difficulties of Eavesdropping on Alien Civilizations

Last weekend, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden claimed that we may not have heard from alien civilizations yet because their...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 24 September 2015 - 12:58PM

Ridley Scott Reveals the Title for His Prometheus Sequel is Alien: Paradise Lost

You can now drop Prometheus 2 from your movie vocabulary, because Ridley Scott has just revealed the official title for the Prometheus...

Kieran Dickson
Thursday, 24 September 2015 - 12:03PM

Ridley Scott Is Planning Three More Prometheus Movies Before Connecting to Alien Mythology

Prometheus was supposed to be a prequel to Alien, and then it was supposed to be a distinct film with "strands of Alien DNA," and then...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 23 September 2015 - 11:04AM

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

Here's How Star Wars Helped Create the Alien Franchise and Turned Ridley Scott into a Sci-Fi Legend

With movies such as Blade Runner, Prometheus, and The Martian to his name, Ridley Scott can easily be considered a legend of science...

Kieran Dickson
Monday, 14 September 2015 - 5:20PM

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

Ridley Scott Is Working on Prometheus 2 Right After The Martian

The Alien franchise is alive and well, as the next few years will see the release of both Prometheus 2, helmed by Ridley Scott, and...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 27 August 2015 - 10:01AM

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

Neill Blomkamp's Alien Movie Could Be Delayed Because of Prometheus 2

Is Neill Blomkamp's movie about to enter into stasis for 2 years?

Kieran Dickson
Monday, 17 August 2015 - 3:44PM

New Trailer for Indie Sci-Fi 'Harbinger Down' Pays Homage to The Thing, Alien, Jaws, and More

A new trailer for the indie sci-fi horror film Harbinger Down is out, and it looks like a hodge podge of classic sci-fi horror films,...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 07 August 2015 - 10:25AM

$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