A proposed bill from Congress brought the spotlight back again to the search for extraterrestrial intelligence or SETI. Its approval would set a milestone for NASA after the government canceled its SETI program in 1992.
Space May 11, 2018
Stephen Hawking was part of a project that collects deep space data to find signs of alien life. A new hardware used by the Parkes Radio Telescope used by the Breakthrough Listen Initiative expands survey of the sky.
Space May 9, 2018
Although we have not found alien life yet, there are planets and moons that could sustain life outside Earth. Here are 20 places in space where there could likely be extraterrestrial life.
Space April 25, 2018
The cosmic gorilla effect study implied that a structured mind is hardwired to ignore what it is actually looking for. Could it be that the unexplained dark matter in the Universe is actually a cosmic signal of a more advanced alien civilization?
Space April 12, 2018
Something similar to the invisible gorilla effect may happen when humans search for alien life. Researchers said that other intelligent beings may manifest in dimensions that escape our perception.
Space April 11, 2018
Scientists are using a new AI program to determine which newly discovered planets have the ability to sustain life. This could allow those worlds to be classified in a way to identify which ones deserve further study.
Space April 5, 2018
The cosmos substantially lacks phosphorus, which is why scientists have yet to confirm the existence of extraterrestrial civilizations. What caused Earth to have high amounts of the life-giving element?
Space April 5, 2018
Theories regarding early Earth's climate suggest that it had extreme weather, from fiery temperatures to ice age cold. This new research could show that other planets may be able to host life.
Earth/Environment April 2, 2018
About 15 new exoplanets were discovered by Japanese researchers including three super-Earths. Out of those three super-Earths, one could be able to host alien life.
Space March 12, 2018
Alien hunters believe that a mysterious object spotted in Antarctica through Google Earth is a crashed UFO. Is this finally the proof that we need to confirm that aliens exist?
Space March 6, 2018
An astrobiologist who has published studies and books on Mars thinks he found fossilized alien footprints after studying images taken by NASA's Curiosity rover. He plans to present his hypothesis about trace fossils on Mars in a June conference.
Space March 5, 2018
A microbe that thrives in harsh environments on Earth can grow well in conditions similar to the hydrothermal vents on Enceladus' seafloor. They even produced methane, raising possibility that methane detected by Cassini has biological origins.
Space February 28, 2018
David Huggins, a 74-year-old from New York, has encountered life outside of Earth since he was 8 years old. Huggins also claims he lost his virginity to a busty alien named Crescent.
Space February 7, 2018
A video uploaded by YouTube channel UFOmania featured several artifacts found in a cave in an unspecified area in Mexico. The artifacts depict aliens and spacecraft, providing proof that extraterrestrials visited Earth thousands of years ago.
Space January 29, 2018
Chemical combinations in the atmosphere may hint of biological activity on other planets. NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope may detect these biosignatures and help astronomers in their quest for life outside Earth.
Space January 25, 2018
An MIT astronomer theorized that humans are not alone in the universe. Among the 10 theories he proposed, the zoo hypothesis has spawned the most reactions, as it asserts that aliens are quietly but carefully observing mankind.
Space January 2, 2018
NASA will make an announcement of a new discovery made by Kepler space telescope, the most accomplished planet-hunter in history. Is the news about evidence of life beyond Earth?
Space December 10, 2017
Prolific UFO hunter Scott C. Waring claimed that a mysterious object spotted on the surface of Mars is a cannonball, proof of an ancient alien war that destroyed the planet's civilization. Is there another explanation for the Mars cannonball?
Space December 5, 2017
Cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov claims finding bacteria clinging to the surface of the International Space Station that may have origins from outer space. What are other potential explanations for these microorganisms outside of the ISS?
Space November 29, 2017
Is there alien life on Enceladus? A new study suggests its vast sub-ocean may have a heat source enough to sustain it for billions of years: a long time for possible life-forms to thrive.
Space November 7, 2017
Astrobiology researchers often make predictions about alien life with respect to Earth's composition. Using the evolutionary theory, researchers of a new study provide unique insight into what aliens might look like.
Space November 3, 2017
An alien megastructure could not be the reason behind the mysterious dimming of Tabby's Star. Here's the evidence astronomers found that suggests the star's strange behavior could be explained by dust cloud.
Space October 8, 2017
Breakthrough Listen scientists detected 15 new fast radio bursts from the dwarf galaxy FRB 121102. What makes this new set of pulses stand out from other FRBs earlier observed?
Space August 31, 2017
Republican Congressman Dana Rohrabacher asked the panel of space experts at a House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology hearing if there was a Mars civilization thousands of years ago. A NASA scientists answered the questions.
Space July 18, 2017
Researchers have discovered the smallest star ever found in the universe. More interestingly, it may harbor Earth-like planets that might be capable of sustaining life.
Space July 16, 2017
A YouTube video believed to come from the hacker group Anonymous claimed that NASA may soon announce the existence of alien life. Do scientists support the idea that intelligent extraterrestrial civilizations really exist?
Space June 26, 2017
The Kepler space telescope has just revealed 10 new Earth-like planets. But apart from hunting for worlds that potentially harbor alien life, the mission is instrumental in the two distinct planet classifications.
Space June 20, 2017
Are we alone in the universe? NASA's latest findings reveal 10 new planets which may be capable of supporting life.
Space June 19, 2017
Tonight, Saturn will be at its most bright and visible point in the night's sky, but that's not the only reason to break out the telescopes. Saturn's rings will be striking a pose that won't be seen again for 15 years.
Space June 15, 2017
Once finished, the Extremely Large Telescope will be the world's largest optical and infrared telescope. It will be big enough to gather vital information that can help scientists find worlds that likely host alien life.
Space May 29, 2017
The alien megastructure star continues to intrigue scientists. However, now they may have the beginning of an explanation.
Space May 24, 2017
The mysterious celestial body known as Boyajian's Star has long perplexed scientists and amateur astronomers alike. Well, now they have another chance to study the strange object as it has begun dimming once again.
Space May 20, 2017
The exoplanets that are most likely to host alien life are worlds dominated by oceans. A statistical model suggests that 90 percent of the surface area of these planets is made up of water.
Space April 22, 2017
An artistic rendition of the newly found super-Earth orbiting a red dwarf star hints at the close distance between the possibly habitable exoplanet and its parent star. The Earth-like planet is the prime candidate for finding signs of alien life.
Space April 20, 2017
NASA brings the search for alien life to an unfamiliar terrain by sending a flyby mission with a lander to Jupiter's icy moon. Underneath the icy-crusted Europa is a large amount of saltwater where life possibly exists.
Space March 13, 2017
Harvard researchers suggest that interstellar spacecraft in faraway galaxies could be behind fast radio bursts. Here are other phenomena in space that some scientists think have alien origins.
Space March 13, 2017
Say hello to TRAPPIST-1, a star that's a lot younger than our sun, and the seven planets revolving around it. Here's how scientists discovered them using the Spitzer telescope, and check out what life could be like on these exoplanets.
Space February 24, 2017
The characteristics and proximity of the seven exoplanets to their host star TRAPPIST-1 raise possibility for finding extraterrestrial life. What could hint the presence of life in these newly discovered planets?
Space February 22, 2017
The Lick-Carnegie Exoplanet Survey has claimed it found a hot super-Earth, from the 60 new exoplanets discovered and 54 identified as potential planets. It said Gliese 411-b could be Earth-like with the right conditions to support life.
Space February 15, 2017
Called Venera-D, the joint mission by NASA and Roscosmos is poised to send an uncrewed aerial vehicle to the heart of Venus’ atmosphere to investigate the possibility of microbial life.
Space January 9, 2017
As renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking celebrates his 75th birthday, we look back at his astounding battle with ALS and his genius life in the sciences.
Space January 9, 2017
2016 has seen some amazing scientific discoveries and breakthroughs. With the year now coming to a close, we take a look at some of the biggest science news stories that caught our readers' imagination.
December 31, 2016
The mystery of possible alien life in the universe is an alluring topic to many. Here are some of the ways scientists search for extraterrestrial intelligence.
Space December 30, 2016
NASA researchers have spotted purple-colored rocks on Mars using cameras on the Curiosity Rover. They believe these rocks can help reveal the kind of environment that once existed on the red planet.
Space December 30, 2016
Astronomers have discovered radio bursts coming from a constellation 3 billion light-years away from the Milky Way. These radio signals from deep space could be aliens communicating to us, scientists say.
Space December 28, 2016