Alien Life

Congress Just Proposed Legislation to Search for Alien Life – How AI Can Overcome the Biggest Obstacle of Our Own Human Bias

When all we know is Earth, how can we conceive of an alien civilization that doesn't look anything like Earth life?

Chris Mahon
Friday, 11 May 2018 - 12:03PM

NASA Arms Scientists With $24M In Grants To Study Life In Universe While Congress Urges Alien Search Funding

NASA is awarding five-year grants, each worth approximately $8 million, to three teams studying the "origins, evolution, distribution,...

K.S. Anthony
Thursday, 10 May 2018 - 10:14AM

Stephen Hawking's 'Breakthrough Listen' Initiative Launches All-Out Endeavor to Find Intelligent Alien Life

Stephen Hawking's Breakthrough Listen initiative is launching a massive brand-new project to find advanced alien life in the Milky Way...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 09 May 2018 - 11:53AM

Keep Your Eyes On The Skies: New Video Captures UFO Speeding Through Lightning Bolt

A recent video posted by UFO-hunting YouTuber Secureteam10 shows a compelling photograph of a triangular UFO at the exact moment...

K.S. Anthony
Monday, 07 May 2018 - 11:35AM

Harvard Scientists Say an ESA Satellite Could Finally Reveal the Secrets of Alien Life

You probably heard about the Gaia satellite's new, super-precise star map of the Milky Way earlier this week, but it looks like...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 27 April 2018 - 11:26AM

Even If Aliens Live on Super-Earths, Science Says They May Be Stuck There

One of the major assumptions scientists and sci-fi fans have made about alien civilizations is that their journey into space is...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 24 April 2018 - 11:37AM

Christian Spiritual Group Says the Bible Was Wrong—Jesus Was an Alien From Venus

Depending on your religion, you may believe that Jesus Christ was just a man, that he was the son of God, or that he never existed at...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 19 April 2018 - 11:48AM

Alien Researchers Say This NASA Photo Shows a Real-Life Stargate on the Moon

This isn't the craziest conspiracy theory we've covered (that goes to the claim that reptilian aliens helped the Nazis during World...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 11 April 2018 - 1:13PM

New Study Finally Reveals the Secret Behind Dark Matter—Alien Civilizations

Even with ambitious projects like the Breakthrough Listen initiative, the search for extraterrestrial intelligence has come up empty...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 11 April 2018 - 11:00AM

If This Interstellar Asteroid Is an Alien Spaceship, Astronomers Say It's Keeping Quiet

Back in October, researchers using the Pan-STARRS1 telescope in Hawaii spotted a long, red asteroid passing through our solar system...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 11 April 2018 - 10:58AM

Is the Buzz Aldrin Lie Detector Test UFO Story a Hoax? Astronaut Says 'It Was Not an Alien'

This week, a lot of noise has been made online about Buzz Aldrin's claims that he saw a UFO during the Apollo 11 mission to the...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 09 April 2018 - 11:34AM

The Key to Finding Alien Life? Harvard Astrophysicist Says We Should Look for 'Technosignatures'

To the disappointment of pretty much everyone on Earth, it turns out that alien life is nowhere near as common, nor as easy to spot,...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 05 April 2018 - 1:52PM

New Study Says Alien Worlds May Lack Enough Phosphorus to Create Extraterrestrial Life

Earth really is a special place.Our world the exact right distance from the sun to be able to support life, and its watery environment...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 05 April 2018 - 10:23AM

CRNS Scientists Just Created an AI That Searches for Alien Life-Hosting Habitable Planets

In the search for life beyond our planet, things are a little more complicated than just launching ourselves into space, receiving a...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 04 April 2018 - 12:23PM

Ancient Earth Study Suggests Our Odds of Finding Aliens Close to Us Are Greater Than We Ever Imagined

The only planet in the known universe that has been definitively proven to shelter life forms is our own.This being the case, it's...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 03 April 2018 - 1:11PM

Is the Great Pyramid at Giza a Secret Clue About the Speed of Light? Alien Researchers Make the Case

Alien researchers are chasing a surprising new conspiracy theory this week: Is the Great Pyramid of Giza a giant secret clue about...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 03 April 2018 - 11:40AM

Astrobiologist Says We've Discovered Proof Aliens Are Seeding New Life on Earth With Space Bacteria

We have a pretty good picture of how life evolved on Earth (depending on who you talk to), but the real question is how it began....

Chris Mahon
Monday, 02 April 2018 - 11:00AM

The Harsh Clouds of Venus Could Still Support Unique Kinds of Alien Life

Mars may be named after the Roman god of war, but Venus is a much more hostile planet, with high pressures and an average surface...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 31 March 2018 - 5:15PM

Two Airline Pilots in Different Planes Say They Spotted the Same UFO Flying Over the New Mexico Border

For every 10 blurry photos of a "crashed alien craft" near Antarctica or Mylar party balloons mistakenly identified as flying...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 29 March 2018 - 12:01PM

New Study Says It's Time for Us to Expand Our Criteria for Finding Alien-Life-Hosting Planets

Drake Equation aside, there's one big obstacle to finding exoplanets that may support life: our own lack of imagination.   For...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 28 March 2018 - 1:03PM