Maybe We Don’t Hear From Aliens Because They Choose To Go Silent

How will humanity meet its end? That's only a depressing question if you think that humanity will go on forever.…

7 months ago

If Aliens Are Out There, We’ll Meet Them in a Few Hundred Million Years

A new study indicates that aliens are probably out there, occupying half of the Universe, and we'll likely meet them…

1 year ago

An Astronomer Checked to see if There’s a Secret Message in the Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation

One way to look for a message in the cosmic microwave background is to convert thermal fluctuations into a binary…

2 years ago

Beyond “Fermi’s Paradox” VIII: What is the Zoo Hypothesis?

Another possible resolution to the Fermi Paradox: we could all be living in some giant "nature preserve" where the aliens…

2 years ago

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

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

2 years 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…

3 years ago

How Badly Will Humanity Freak Out if We Discover Alien Life?

Scientists at Arizona State University wanted to find out what peoples' reactions would be to the announcement of the discovery…

5 years ago

No, NASA (Still) Has Not Discovered Proof of Alien Life

It seems that every few months or so, breathless claims surface on the internet that NASA is about to make…

5 years ago

Are Fast Radio Bursts Evidence Of Alien Activity?

Could Fast Radio Bursts from distant sources be artifacts of an alien propulsion system?

6 years ago

We’re Not Saying It’s Aliens Because It’s Not Aliens. But Check Out These UFO Data Visualizations

Sam Monfort, a Doctoral Candidate at George Mason University, has created a series of visuals that illustrate the trends in…

6 years ago