Breakthrough Listen searched the stars nearest Earth for any sign of alien life, but the $100 million project came up short of any evidence. Are we alone after all?
Space June 20, 2019
In a new study, researchers narrowed down the number of exoplanets that can potentially be home to complex alien life. They found that some stars do not have a habitable zone at all.
Space June 11, 2019
During the Breakthrough Discuss conference at UC Berkeley last month, a researcher argued that life of some form continues to exist on Mars. However, he suggested that they might be in hiding.
Space May 14, 2019
Are aliens out there? If there is extraterrestrial life beyond Earth, scientists said one possible reason why Earth hasn't heard from them is that they're watching humans the way humans watch animals in a zoo.
Space March 26, 2019
Computer models show that ancient inhabited Earth have high levels of carbon monoxide. Planets around sun-like stars teeming with life and rich in oxygen may also have high amounts of carbon monoxide.
Space March 19, 2019
New research claimed that planets which are part of a binary system might support life. The conditions near two orbiting stars can support the existence of water and might be suitable for complex molecules to jump-start life.
Space March 9, 2019
Scientists and researchers proposed to send a nuclear-powered robot to Europa in search of extra-terrestrial life. Planetary scientists believe that this probe of Jupiter’s Jovian moon can be used to solve the mystery of the solar system.
Space December 18, 2018
Astrobiologists have submitted a report detailing recent discoveries that became the basis of a new guideline in the grand search for life outside of Earth. This should inform future missions on what and where to look for aliens.
Space October 11, 2018
An earth clone, one with some land and a shallow ocean, may not be necessary for alien life to survive. Here's how water worlds covered in deep oceans could be able to keep their climate stable and support life.
Space September 2, 2018
A team of scientists have detected a lake of liquid water underneath Mars' south pole. The anomaly was detected by MARSIS, an instrument on the European Space Agency's Mars Express spacecraft, and it took years to validate the discovery.
Space July 26, 2018
Scientists identified two periods in the distant past when the moon may have supported life. A study based on the analysis of rock and soil samples showed that the moon is not as dry as previously thought.
Space July 24, 2018
A new study revealed the discovery of about 800 ghost dunes on Mars, which may be the best chance of finding signs of alien life. The ghost dunes are the negative spaces that were left behind by ancient sand dunes.
Space July 12, 2018
Scientists should not quickly rule out planets without oxygen in the quest for alien life. Researchers said these no-oxygen worlds could in fact be filled with microbial life.
Space July 12, 2018
Researchers found that hardy microbes found in Earth’s Arctic regions could possibly survive the extreme Martian climate. The findings raise expectations for the survivability of bacteria in other worlds.
Space July 7, 2018
Scientists identified more than a hundred exoplanets three times larger than Earth that could have moons that are home to alien life. They said expanding the quest for ET to include moons could yield better finds.
Space July 6, 2018
Twenty fragments of metal as big as the human fingernail found at the infamous Roswell crash site were said to be of alien origin. Geologist Frank Kimbler of the International UFO Museum found these metals using an ordinary metal detector.
July 5, 2018
NexSS scientists have compiled strategies that can help distinguish living planets. Different biosignatures need to be considered since other worlds may have life forms that look different from those seen on Earth.
Space July 5, 2018
Elon Musk, the SpaceX CEO, tweeted Monday the need for humans to colonize space and extend life to other planets. The call came in response to a new study dwelling on the possibility of finding alien life in the universe.
Space June 27, 2018
Harvard astronomer Abraham Loeb proposed that the search for extraterrestrial life could yield better results in galaxy clusters. He also said humans are better off migrating to these clusters.
Space June 26, 2018
The NASA Curiosity rover, which recently discovered ancient organic matter on Mars, may have taken pictures of life on the Red Planet. Controversial YouTube channel Secureteam10 claimed that the blurred object on the photos is evidence of aliens.
Space June 18, 2018
The NASA Curiosity rover on Mars found ancient organic matter in soil samples and methane in the atmosphere, which were described as 'breakthroughs in astrobiology.' Does this mean that there are aliens on Mars?
Space June 8, 2018
NASA hopes to find clues about life in outer space by diving under Earth's own oceans. Could an underwater volcano give scientists hints about where else life could be in the solar system?
Space June 4, 2018
Mars rocks found near the sites of ancient lakes may hold proof that microbes on Mars once existed. Researchers have mapped out a field guide for future Mars missions, showing where to look for the fossils.
Space May 28, 2018
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