Contact

Why ‘Contact’ still resonates after 25 years

25 years ago, the film Contact made its theatrical debut starring Jodie Foster and Matthew McConaughey and told the story…

2 years ago

SETI Researchers can now Scan all Data at the Very Large Array for any Evidence of Alien Transmissions

The Very Large Array (VLA) will monitor space 24/7 for signs of extraterrestrial intelligence, thanks to a new partnership between…

2 years ago

What If We Do Find Aliens?

We've been so busy wondering how we'll find aliens that we never stopped to consider what we'll do if we…

8 years ago

Your Weekend Movie: Beyond The Visible: The Story of the Very Large Array

While some of you will no doubt be heading to the theaters to see the new release of "Gravity," for…

11 years ago

SETI Astronomer Jill Tarter Recalls ‘Contact,’ 15 Years On

  In 1985, famed astronomer, author and TV host Carl Sagan invited Jill Tarter to dinner at his house near…

12 years ago

Aliens Don’t Want To Eat Us, Says Former SETI Director

[/caption] Alien life probably isn't interested in having us for dinner, enslaving us or laying eggs in our bellies, according…

12 years ago