Extraterrestrial

How Much Life Would Be Required to Create the Phosphine Signal on Venus?

A Biosignature Last week, an incredible announcement was made about the search for extraterrestrial life: Phosphine gas detected in the…

1 month ago

Beyond “Fermi’s Paradox” VI: What is the Berserker Hypothesis?

In our latest instalment, we explore the possibility that the reason we haven't heard from aliens is because they've been…

2 months ago

Beyond “Fermi’s Paradox” III: What is the Great Filter?

In 1996, economist/futurist Robin Hanson proposed a possible resolution to the Fermi Paradox: there's a "Great Filter" that prevents intelligent…

3 months ago

Breakthrough Listen Releases its one-of-Everything “Exotica” Catalog

Breakthrough Listen, the largest SETI effort ever mounted, just released a list of over 700 objects that could be of…

4 months ago

A Simulation of Sunsets on Other Worlds: From Venus to Titan

A new tool from NASA Goddard allows us to witness what a sunset would look like on other bodies in…

4 months ago

Calculate the Number of Alien Civilizations in the Milky Way for Yourself.

A new online tool created by a team of physicists allows users to calculate how many alien civilization could be…

4 months ago

SETI Researchers Release Petabytes of Data in the Search For Aliens

Breakthrough Listen, the most extensive SETI survey in history, has just made its second release of data, and its once…

8 months ago

Giant Meteor Impacts Might Have Triggered Early Earth’s Plate Tectonics

A new study by an Australian-US team has found that a large impact that happened ca. 3.2 billion years ago…

11 months ago

Earth is an Exoplanet to Aliens. This is What They’d See

A team of Caltech researchers developed a new method that shows what Earth would look like to extra-terrestrial observers, which…

1 year ago

AI Could Help the Europa Clipper Mission Make New Discoveries!

A team of NASA scientists recently developed a series of machine learning algorithms that could help the Europa Clipper find…

1 year ago