Alien Life

How NASA Plans to Combat Alien Plagues

A germ arriving from space could mean the end of life on Earth. Then again, a bug from Earth could do the same to life on another...

Ian S.
Monday, 20 November 2017 - 2:39PM

NASA: We'll Find Alien Life in the Next 20 Years

NASA scientists have announced they're confident we'll discover alien life in the next 20 years. The hardest part: finding planets...

Ian S.
Friday, 17 November 2017 - 3:05PM

NASA Releases a Video Guide For Finding Life on Other Planets

As the search for life outside out own planet continues to come up empty, those tasked with finding new friends for us out in the...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 16 November 2017 - 6:45PM

Here's How We'll Make First Contact If Aliens Are Listening

If math is a universal language, could music be just as good of a way to make first contact with intelligent alien life?A joint effort...

Ian S.
Thursday, 16 November 2017 - 12:05PM

Close-by Exoplanet May Support Alien Life, Looks Just Like Earth

A newly discovered nearby exoplanet that looks surprisingly like Earth may be the best chance for discovering alien life we've ever...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 15 November 2017 - 11:08AM

We Have Proof Life Survives on Mars for Millions of Years

This could transform the search for extraterrestrial life in space: scientists have proved life can survive for millions of years on...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 14 November 2017 - 10:12AM

Glowing Ring UFO Shocks China

Residents of a small village in China were left stunned by a glowing, ring-shaped UFO that mysteriously hovered in the sky for...

Ian S.
Wednesday, 08 November 2017 - 2:09PM

4 Ice Planets Where We Could Find Alien Life

Discoveries of life on Earth that survive in cold, deep parts of the oceans give us hope that similar creatures may be hiding on the...

Ian S.
Tuesday, 07 November 2017 - 1:22PM

Aliens Will 'Look Like Us,' Say Oxford Scientists

Aliens might look even more surprising than we ever imagined--they could closely resemble life that's evolved on Earth, according to a...

Ian S.
Monday, 06 November 2017 - 1:47PM

The 20 Possibly Habitable Exoplanets Where We Might Find Alien Life

The search for extraterrestrial life is one of our most enduring mysteries, but how do we know the aliens we find will be anything...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 01 November 2017 - 12:05PM

This Is How NASA Plans to Find Alien Life on Europa

If we're ever going to discover alien life, this might be how we find it. After years of speculation and painstaking research, NASA...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 27 October 2017 - 11:54AM

Giant Glowing Ball UFO Stuns Siberia

Thousands of Russians had a literal close encounter last night with a giant glowing ball UFO that appeared in the sky above the city...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 27 October 2017 - 11:00AM

This Is Why We Haven't Contacted Aliens Yet, Says a Planetary Scientist

One of the most important questions mankind has ever asked may finally have an answer.Are we alone in the universe?    Of course,...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 23 October 2017 - 11:20AM

The Creation of the Klingon Language Was Bizarre, Funny, and Utterly Unique

Here’s a fun piece of trivia for Star Trek fans: Klingons spoke Klingon before the language was actually created. How is that...

Chris Mahon
Saturday, 02 September 2017 - 5:47PM

EVE Online Will Allow Players to Search for Real-Life Exoplanets

Have you ever wondered whether or not you have what it takes to become an astrophysicist? Have you ever dreamed of discovering...

Chelsea Gohd
Monday, 24 July 2017 - 9:07AM

Why Red Dwarfs Might Not Be the Best Candidates for Finding Alien Life After All

Red dwarf stars--the most common star type in our galaxy. They have been the subject of recent discussion as planets surrounding them...

Chelsea Gohd
Monday, 12 June 2017 - 2:27PM

Universal Language: The Science Behind 'Arrival' at Silicon Valley Comic-Con

  When we heard about the movie Arrival, we had the same reaction a lot of sci-fi fans did: "Linguistics? They're going to make a...

Chris Mahon
Sunday, 23 April 2017 - 5:13PM

NASA Discovers Seven Earth-Like Planets that Could Contain Water or Life

Seven Earth-like planets have just been discovered orbiting an ultra-cool dwarf star (that's an official name, we're not just...

Kat Stubing
Wednesday, 22 February 2017 - 8:06PM

Scientist Says "Exotic" Life Could Exist in Pluto's Heart

Recent studies have indicated that there is likely a subsurface ocean underneath Pluto's Sputnik Planitia. But does that mean there...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 02 December 2016 - 5:05PM

Could The Universe Really Just Be One Giant Alien?

In our search for extraterrestrial life, we may have overlooked one giant possibility - that alien life is right in front of us, or...

Noelle Phansalkar
Thursday, 24 November 2016 - 2:32PM