Alien Life

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

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

NOAA's Mapping of Arctic Microbes Could Help Take the Hunt for Alien Life From Sci-Fi to Reality

NOAA's mapping of microbes in Earth's Arctic circle could aid NASA in their hunt for alien life on Europa.

Alexandra Grunberg
Friday, 08 May 2015 - 3:03PM

Europa May Not Be a Possible Candidate for Alien Life After All

Scientists believe that Europa is a prime candidate for life as a result of a liquid water ocean under its icy shell, but that ocean...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 08 May 2015 - 11:11AM

This Animated Explanation of the Fermi Paradox Explores Whether We're Alone in the Universe

This animated explanation of the Fermi Paradox asks, "Where are all the aliens?"

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 07 May 2015 - 2:20PM

NASA Launches Ambitious New Alien-Hunting Initiative

NASA is commencing a new interdisciplinary program specifically intended to find life on other worlds.

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 22 April 2015 - 4:23PM

NASA Scientists Claim We'll Discover Alien Life By 2025

NASA scientists are feeling more confident than ever that humanity will discover alien life within a generation.

Kieran Dickson
Wednesday, 08 April 2015 - 11:05AM

Scientist Claims Intelligent Aliens Are Likely 650 Pounds

A researcher claims that intelligent beings on other planets would likely be much larger than humans, possibly an average of 650...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 07 April 2015 - 3:25PM

Astronomers Detect Unusual Patterns of Radio Emissions, Extraterrestrials Considered a Possible Explanation

Astronomers have detected mysterious radio bursts that follow an unusual pattern, so unusual that they're considering an "artificial...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 31 March 2015 - 2:30PM

We'll Be Able to Detect Alien Spaceships Coming at Near-Light Speed

If aliens find us, they'll be traveling at speeds human spaceships have not achieved yet. But according to a new study from MIT, we'll...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 30 March 2015 - 2:27PM

Colorful Life-Form Catalog May Help Us Find Alien Microbes

Scientists at Cornell University are creating a database of Earth microbes to help find and identify alien life forms.

Janey Tracey
Monday, 30 March 2015 - 12:16PM

NASA Announces New Evidence Suggesting Jupiter's Moon Ganymede Has a Subsurface Ocean

There's a lot of talk about various moons throughout our solar system having the potential to support life. Europa and Enceladus have,...

Kieran Dickson
Thursday, 12 March 2015 - 12:32PM

Frank Drake: It Would Be 'Silly' to Try to Contact Aliens Now

Frank Drake, the creator of the Drake Equation, is the last person you'd expect to come out against the search for extraterrestrial...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 17 February 2015 - 1:54PM

UK Scientists Find Evidence that Aliens May Have Seeded Life on Earth

Did extraterrestrials deliberately seed the first life on Earth? Astrobiologists from the University of Buckingham have discovered a...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 13 February 2015 - 4:39PM

You Can Now Take a Free Online Course on Alien Hunting from Harvard University

The discovery of intelligent alien life would arguably be one of the most significant scientific developments of all time, and now...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 21 January 2015 - 3:08PM

Saturn's Moon Mimas May Possess An Underground Ocean Capable of Hosting Alien Life

It may look like the Death Star from Star Wars, but Saturn's moon, Mimas, could be a suitable candidate for finding extraterrestrial...

Kieran Dickson
Friday, 17 October 2014 - 2:55PM

Astrobiologist Claims to Have Proof that Humans Descended from Extraterrestrials

University of Sheffield astrobiologist Milton Wainwright not only claims to have proof of extraterrestrial life, but also an...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 08 October 2014 - 3:04PM

A Majority of Atheists Believe in Extraterrestrial Life

According to a survey conducted by David Weintraub, an astronomer at Vanderbilt University, a majority of atheists believe in...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 02 October 2014 - 1:48PM

We May Have Already Detected Heat from Alien Civilizations

Have we already detected heat emitted from alien civilizations? Researchers from Pennsylvania State University are implementing a...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 20 August 2014 - 11:18AM