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Robert Durst: the Millionaire Drifter Who Can't Run From His Past

U.S. news<p>The arrest of millionaire developer Robert Durst on murder charges in the 2000 execution-style slaying of a mobster's daughter-turned-journalist in Los Angeles isn't the most bizarre twist in Durst's life. Not by a long shot.<p>Durst, 71, was arrested Saturday in New Orleans at a hotel where …

How Far Back Are We Looking in Time?

<i>When we look out into space, we’re also looking back into time. Just how far back can we see?</i><p>The Universe is a magic time window, allowing us to peer …

Did NASA SOHO Satellite Spot UFO A Million Miles From Earth? See This Strange Shape In Space

A UFO researcher spotted an odd shape in a photo from the NASA SOHO satellite earlier this week, and a video that he posted to YouTube now has alien …

Astronomers Find a Dusty Galaxy That Shouldn't Exist

A object from the very early universe is bafflingly rich with dust that theory says shouldn't have formed yet.<p>Peering back in time to find the very earliest objects in the universe, an international team of astronomers has discovered a galaxy that shouldn't be there at all.<p>The problem, the …

SpaceX's drone ship returns to port damaged

SpaceX took a big step towards creating a reusable rocket this weekend when it finally tested both its drone spaceport ship and the x-wing-equipped Falcon 9 rocket. After a series of delays dating back to December, the launch went off without a hitch but the rocket impacted the barge too heavily on …

72 Possible Signs of Alien Abduction Detalied by Abductees

Before proceeding to this article, I suggest you reading: Strong Evidence of Alien Abductions - Complete . 1 – LOST TIME: A period of time...<p>ETs …

Strong Evidence of Alien Abductions - Complete

When we first hear about alien abductions, it is easy to dismiss the entire idea as crazy or unprovable nonsense. However, after doing a lit...<p>ETs …

UFO sightings in 1950-60s: It was not aliens, 'it was us', reveals CIA

Apparently, the inspiration behind some of the most memorable sci-fi movies of the last century including <i>ET, Close Encounters of the Third Kind</i> and</i> …

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Defining Life I: What are Astrobiologists Looking For?

How can astrobiologists find extraterrestrial life? In everyday life, we usually don’t have any problem telling that a dog or a rosebush is a living …

UFO sighting alert: Mysterious eagle-eye shaped object spotted hovering over London Eye during New Year spectacular

Strange flying object spotted near the International Space Station's position<p>UFO sightings have been reported from various parts of the world during …

Strange ‘Coffin’ found on Mars, but likely not Dracula’s

The many photos taken by NASA’s Curiosity rover have so far revealed Mars to be devoid of signs of intelligent extraterrestrial activity. A …

Defining Life II: Metabolism and Evolution as clues to Extraterrestrial Life

In the movie “Avatar”, we could tell at a glance that the alien moon Pandora was teeming with alien life. Here on Earth though, the most abundant …

1,000th Alien Planet Discovered by NASA's Kepler Spacecraft

Tweet<p>By Mike Wall<br>Space.com<br>1-6-14<p>NASA's Kepler spacecraft has discovered its 1,000th alien planet, further cementing the prolific exoplanet-hunting …

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Hyper sensitive motion sensors will help detect alien life

With the increased UFO sightings, it has become evidently clear that we are not alone. Somewhere, at some place, there is another race, striving. May …

A Clever New Way to Hunt for Extraterrestrial Life

Alien life might not look or act like life as we know it. So why are we only looking for biochemistry like our own?<p>One problem with finding life in our solar system, or even beyond, is that most of our tests assume biology familiar to our own. To detect microorganisms under a microscope, for …

‘Earth 2’ is found – new planet is likeliest home for ET so far

Telescopes have found the most Earth-like planets ever detected – distant worlds thought to have the right ingredients for alien life to flourish.<p>The …

Planetary Habitability

A star's SPIN can reveal its age: 'Stellar clock' predicts how old suns are by how fast they turn - and it could help find alien life

Like many of us in old age, stars slow down over time,<p>But, until now, a standard 'clock' that could be used measure how old they are has eluded …

Kepler 438b: Does fear, not curiosity, drive our obsession with alien life? | Sue Blackmore

The discovery of an Earth-like planet has grabbed attention, but why the fascination with what is most likely some bacteria swimming in primeval soup?<p>Why are we obsessed with the prospect of alien life? The announcement this week of the most Earth-like planet ever discovered – now known as Kepler …

Here's How Many Intelligent Alien Civilizations Might Live In Our Galaxy

BI Answers: How many planets in the universe have intelligent alien life?<p>More important than finding life on another planet would be communicating with those life forms. Do aliens engage in practices like philosophy, religion, mathematics, medicine, and war? The only way to truly find out is to …

Crashing UFO Releases Orb over Southern California

Published: 12:44 PM 1/7/2015<p>And that orb is some kind of escape pod...<p>by Dan Zinski<p>I’ve waited my whole life for definitive proof of alien life and …

The boy who put a star in a jar

Jamie Edwards made history when he built a working nuclear fusion reactor at school<p>The moment came on 5 March last year, when Jamie Edwards, then 13, flicked the switch and waited with bated breath. “Seeing that purple glow that [was] the best part,” said Edwards. As the neutron detector confirmed …

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Star Wars 7: Why The Cast Is Committed To Protecting The Film's Secrets

J.J. Abrams is notoriously tightlipped when it comes to the details on his movies. Remember how often he swore Benedict Cumberbatch was <i>not</i> playing …

Winter suns, anyone? Nasa produces vintage travel posters for newly discovered planets

If ever there was a destination worthy of a winter getaway, then it’s Kepler-16b, “the land of two suns”.<p>The planet, discovered in 2011, is one of three exoplanets (planets that orbit a star other than our sun), depicted in a series of striking vintage-style travel posters produced by Nasa’s Jet …

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NASA Satellite Set to Get the Dirt on Soil Moisture

A new NASA satellite that will peer into the topmost layer of Earth's soils to measure the hidden waters that influence our weather and climate is in …

15 Unbelievable Facts About Russia

Everyone's heard a thing or two about Putin and the USSR.<p>But few people have heard anecdotes about real life in Russia and the former Soviet Union.<p>So Business Insider put together a list of stranger-than-fiction facts about Soviet pop stars, military classes in high schools, a lake that could kill …

Mars One Readies For Robotic Red Planet Mission In 2018

While the world’s attention last year was focused on Mars One’s audacious plan to send people on a one-way trip to the Red Planet — not everyone …

Drones are getting better faster than anyone expected

At its keynote this year, Intel showed off drones that could fly themselves through a forest, navigating around trees. Onstage, they reacted to people who moved towards them, dodging to avoid a collision. It was powerful sense-and-avoid technology, and it was powered by Intel’s RealSense, a system …