Alien

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

Ripley and the Hicks Return in New Concept Art for Neill Blomkamp's Alien

The gang is getting back together!

Kieran Dickson
Friday, 17 July 2015 - 11:00AM

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

The Best and Worst Sci-Fi Sequels of All Time

The best and worst sci-fi sequels, from “Luke, I am your father” to Bat Nipples.

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 17 June 2015 - 10:19AM

Watch: Alien and Prometheus Spliced Together to Make a 2 1/2 Hour Black-and-White Movie

If you thought Prometheus could use more of a connection to Alien, then you'll probably like this version better.

Janey Tracey
Friday, 12 June 2015 - 10:02AM

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

First Look at Lupita Nyong'o's CGI Space Pirate in Star Wars: The Force Awakens

We've seen Nyong'o gearing up for motion capture, but this concept art for her alien character gives us our first real look at Maz...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 11 May 2015 - 3:00PM