Alien Life

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

British Discovery Of Alien Life Is Unconvincing

Claims by British scientists that they have discovered signs of alien life have been labelled "Unconvincing" by the wider scientific...

Kieran Dickson
Friday, 20 September 2013 - 12:18PM

SETI Astronomer Believes We'll Find E.T In 25 Years

Seth Shostack is the highly decorated senior astronomer at SETI and he believes that we are within 25 years of discovering...

Kieran Dickson
Wednesday, 18 September 2013 - 4:35PM

Key To Finding Alien Life Is In Their Gas

Finding traces of gas excretions could be our best hope of finding alien life, that is according to new research that was revealed at...

Kieran Dickson
Monday, 16 September 2013 - 12:21PM

Astronomer To Start Hunting For Alien Spacecraft

Geoff Marcy, an astronomer with the University of California at Berkeley has already made a big impact when it comes to charting the...

Kieran Dickson
Thursday, 25 July 2013 - 12:42PM