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

Watch: All the Sci-Fi Movie Parodies from a Decade of 30-Second Bunnies

30-Second Bunnies is signing off after more than a decade of movie parodies, and they've left a legacy of bunny versions of sci-fi...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 09 April 2015 - 1:05PM

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

Mad Genius Turns Alien's Infamous Chestburster Scene into a Sitcom

A laugh track accompanying the Alien chestburster scene almost makes it funny. Almost.

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 26 March 2015 - 4:21PM

Neill Blomkamp's Alien Movie Tweaked to Work in Harmony With Prometheus 2

Neill Blomkamp admits he had to tweak his original plans for Alien 5 in order to avoid "bumping" Ridley Scott's Prometheus 2.

Kieran Dickson
Monday, 23 March 2015 - 11:38AM

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

The Blob Remake May Not Feature an Actual Blob - Will Be More 'Alien Meets Predator'

Um, what? In a recent interview with Screen Relish, Simon West, helmer of the upcoming Blob remake, implied that the creature will...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 10 March 2015 - 3:19PM

New Alien Movie Will Ignore the Last Two Sequels, Sigourney Weaver Returning as Ripley

James Cameron's Aliens managed to avoid all the pitfalls that make sequels disappointing and, against all odds, make a film that was...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 10:23AM

Neill Blomkamp Is Officially Directing a New Alien Movie

It's really happening! District 9 and Chappie's Neill Blomkamp is directing a new installment of the beloved Alien franchise.  ...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 19 February 2015 - 10:00AM

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

District 9's Neill Blomkamp Was Working on an Alien Movie?

District 9 an Elysium director Neill Blomkamp isn't lacking for projects, as he has the high-profile Chappie coming out in March. But...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 02 January 2015 - 10:16AM