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A winner of this year’s Nobel prize in physics is convinced we’ll detect alien life in 100 years. Here are 13 reasons why we haven’t...
A Nobel prize-winner thinks we'll detect aliens within 100 years, possibly sooner. Other scientists think we might never make contact.
NASA data revealed the most basic ingredients of life in bursts from an ocean on Saturn's moon Enceladus.
16 recently discovered exoplanets could offer our best chance of finding alien life outside the solar system
NASA telescopes have found thousands of exoplanets, some of which could host life. Scientists recently detected water vapor on a super-Earth.
NASA’s future missions will explore an icy moon of Jupiter, collect samples on Mars, and more. Here’s what’s coming in the next 10 y...
NASA intends to return to the moon, continue on to Mars, and look for life near Saturn and Jupiter within 10 years. Its other plans go even further.
In 2017, The New York Times published Navy plane footage showing a mysterious flying object. Today, the Navy confirmed this object was "unidentified."
Scientists have discovered water vapor on a potentially habitable super-Earth for the first time. That planet is now our best bet for finding alien li...
K2-18b is our "best candidate for habitability," since it's the only known exoplanet with water vapor, an atmosphere, and potential for liquid water.
NASA's Cassini probe at Saturn revealed lakes with steep rims on Titan. They could be craters created by exploding nitrogen.
Alien civilizations may have explored the galaxy and visited Earth already, new study says. We just haven’t seen them recently.
The answer to the Fermi Paradox could be that aliens have already visited Earth, a study says. But it might have been more than 10 million years ago.
The iconic film ‘Alien’ came out 40 years ago. A scientist explains why Hollywood depictions of extraterrestrials have changed since then....
It's been 40 years since "Alien" came out. The aliens now depicted in Hollywood blockbusters are less humanoid and more scientifically plausible.
There could be up to 10 billion warm and cozy Earth-like planets in our home galaxy, new research reveals
Thanks to the Kepler telescope, scientists have enough data to estimate how many sun-like stars have Earth-like planets that could hold liquid water.