Extraterrestrial Life

Scientists to observe interstellar asteroid for signs of extraterrestrial life

About three months ago, scientists observed the entry of a peculiar interstellar asteroid into our solar system. The cigar-shaped object, which has …

Music

NASA's Kepler space telescope makes discovery using machine learning from Google

NASA's planet-hunting <b>Kepler</b> space telescope has made its latest discovery using machine learning from Google, the US space agency said.<p>Kepler Space …

Machine Learning

Videos: Everything Wrong With E.T. the Extra Terrestrial

This is a new video from CinemaSins that lists everything wrong with <i>E.T. The Extra Terrestrial</i>. The 1982 sci-fi film from Steven Spielberg is …

Pop Culture

Earth-like conditions discovered by researchers on planet K2-18b which is 111 light years away

An insurmountable amount of resources have been dedicated by all of our Earth's space agencies to locate extra-terrestrial life. The belief that our …

Exoplanets

Another potential hurdle identified in the search for extraterrestrial life

According to a new study, evidence of alien life in the atmospheres of potentially habitable exoplanets could be hidden from prying telescopic eyes …

Exoplanets

Russians claim they’ve found the first extraterrestrial life, and it was right under our noses

Science fiction has taught us to expect our first contact with alien life to be a momentous event, with radio signals from another civilization …

Aliens

Russian cosmonaut claims extraterrestrial life was found on International Space Station

A Russian cosmonaut claims to have found "alien life" on the International Space Station, but even if true the discovery is sadly far less exciting …

Aliens

Alien Communication: Here’s What Messages From Extraterrestrial Civilizations Would Look Like

Scientists propose there are three “magic wavelengths” of visible light that extraterrestrial civilizations could use to contact Earth: deep purple, …

Aliens

University of Oxford researchers use principles of evolutionary biology to figure out what aliens could look like

Researchers from the <b>University of Oxford</b> have demonstrated how the theory of evolution can be applied to extraterrestrial life, to predict their …

Biology

Aliens Might Actually Be Surprisingly Human-Like

By on<p>The future, straight to your inbox.<p>Most of our ideas about what aliens might look like are frankly pretty absurd, despite having no concrete …

Aliens

Scientist Explains Why Aliens Haven’t Made Contact with Us Yet

In 1950, Nobel Prize-winning physicist Enrico Fermi famously wondered why humans have yet to encounter intelligent extraterrestrial life, given the …

Aliens

Alien Atlantis? Extraterrestrial Life May Be Hiding in Subsurface Oceans of Distant Planets

It sounds like something out of the brain of George Lucas: If there is lots of life in the universe, some of that life must have built civilizations, …

Aliens

Calling ET: Nasa finds a way to boost its search for alien worlds supporting extraterrestrial life

New research will help astronomers narrow down the most promising candidates in the search for habitable planets.<p>The search for alien life is set to …

Exoplanets

Compound Associated With Life Found in Two Very Different Locations in Space

Why that's actually not good news for astrobiologists looking for extraterrestrial life.<p>Searching for alien life in the vast expanse of the universe is somewhat comparable to tracking animals here on Earth. Astronomical observatories scan the depths of space for compounds associated with life …

Aliens

An Astronomer Just Placed a Tasty Wager We'll Find Intelligent Life Within 20 Years

Aliens in our lifetime.<p>A senior astronomer at the Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence (SETI) Institute believes we are just decades away from …

Aliens

Dubai Is Building A £100m 'Martian City', But It's Doing It Right Here On Earth

Welcome to Mars Scientific City.<p>The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has unveiled plans to build a £100m ‘Martian City’ right here on Earth in the Emirati …

Planets

Moon station 'Deep Space Gateway' to be built by Russia and US

Work on a joint US-Russia space station orbiting the Moon is to begin in the mid 2020s. The base is intended to serve as a launching point for manned …

World News

35 Years Later, ‘E.T. The Extra Terrestrial’ Is Often Copied But Never Equaled

In the past year, we haven’t had to watch <i>E.T. The Extra Terrestrial</i>, Steven Spielberg’s 1982 science fiction classic, in order to see <i>E.T. The Extra Terrestrial</i>. A prominent part of the pop culture gene pool for the past 35 years, the film’s DNA has lately asserted itself in everything from the …

Movies

Cassini Grand Finale: NASA Spacecraft Ends 13-Year Mission Around Saturn

NASA expects to lose contact with Cassini around 11:30 GMT.<p>After nearly 13 years in orbit around Saturn and almost two decades in space NASA’s …

Space Exploration

WATCH: Three massive 'alien portals' flying near ISS in NASA’s live feed goes viral!

UFO sightings have always been interesting with the real mystery always hidden and unknown. Many have been close to experiencing UFO sightings with …

UFOs

Cool Stuff: E.T. The Extra Terrestrial Phones Home on Jonathan Burton’s 35th Anniversary Print

This year marks the 35th anniversary of <b>E.T. The Extra Terrestrial</b>, and the Amblin Entertainment sci-fi adventure is celebrating with the release of a …

Pop Culture

What Would Aliens Look Like?

As the absurdity on our home planet grows, so does humanity’s curiosity about life beyond 1 AU. Of course, wildly speculating about aliens is nothing …

Exoplanets

NASA’s Voyager Missions Are Equipped With Maps That Could Lead Extraterrestrial Life to Earth

The 40th anniversary of the launch of two of NASA’s most remarkable spacecraft is fast approaching.<p>The Voyager 2 mission launched into space on …

Aliens

Researchers Have Officially Discovered a New Kind of Chemical Reaction

New Reactions<p>The chemical processes which govern combustion, cloud formation, and climate change are extremely complex. And it appears that some new …

Chemistry

SETI wants you to detect alien laser signals

SETI doesn’t just believe in aliens. <b>They believe aliens are broadcasting via radio signals and lasers everywhere—and that you could possibly find</b> …

Aliens

5 jobs with great alien-life balance

Leave your Earthly-bound cubicle forever! NASA has a new job opening for someone to defend the planet from alien invaders. This new Planetary …

Self-improvement

Why You Need to Be Prepared To Get Fired

Five ways you can prepare yourself for the worst case scenario<p>I know it was in 1982 when it happened because we were in the grocery store and E.T. was on the cover of Time Magazine. I was seven years old, and grocery shopping with my Father. It was a weekday afternoon, and I was looking at the …

Careers

Planets the size of Earth roam the outer darkness of space

GETTY/SWNSEarth-sized planets have been detected roaming the darkness of space without stars<p>The wandering worlds - known as 'free floating' or …

Planets

Searching For Extraterrestrial Life Using Big Data? It's Possible!

In 1959, two scientists wrote a piece for <i>Nature Magazine</i> entitled, “Searching for Interstellar Communications.” It suggested the possibility of communications across space using electromagnetic waves – pinpointing highly specific wavelengths sharing commonality across the universe. As more data …

Big Data

The 8 Best and Creepiest Alien Documentaries on Netflix

Let’s get this out of the way: I, much like Blink-182, think it’s possible that aliens exist. Do I believe every abduction account from every UFO …

UFOs