technosignatures

Could Alien Solar Panels Be Technosignatures?

If alien technological civilizations exist, they almost certainly use solar energy. Along with wind, it's the cleanest, most accessible form…

4 days ago

Astronomers are on the Hunt for Dyson Spheres

There's something poetic about humanity's attempt to detect other civilizations somewhere in the Milky Way's expanse. There's also something futile…

2 weeks ago

Breakthrough Listen Scans Entire Galaxies for Signals From Extremely Advanced Civilizations

In 1960, Dr. Frank Drake led the first Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) experiment at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory…

5 months ago

Why Build Megastructures? Just Move Planets Around to Make Habitable Worlds

A new study recommends we stop looking for megastructures and start searching for advanced civilizations who have moved multiple planets…

8 months ago

Could We Find Aliens Terraforming Other Worlds?

The first early humans to use fire had no inkling of what it would lead to. Fire was one of…

9 months ago

Want to Find UFOs? That's a Job for Machine Learning

A new study shows how hyperspectral imaging and AI could help in the study of Unidentified Aerial Phenomena (UAP).

9 months ago

Astronomers Scan the Skies for Nanosecond Pulses of Light From Interstellar Civilizations

The VERITAS Collaboration and Breakthrough Listen just released the results of the first year of their survey for optical technosignatures.

11 months ago

A Lack of Alien Signals Actually Tells Us a Lot

In a  recent study published in The Astronomical Journal, a researcher from the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) discusses…

1 year ago

How Many Intergalactic Radio Stations Are Out There?

A new study suggests that we could expand the scope of SETI research by looking for civilizations beyond our galaxy.

1 year ago

Do Advanced Civilizations use Black Holes as Giant Quantum Computers?

A new study suggests that advanced civilizations could used black holes as massive quantum computers, a theory that has implications…

1 year ago