extraterrestrial civilization

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 month ago

Oumuamua Isn’t an Alien Probe, Because Aliens can Learn Everything They Need About us With Telescopes

A new study offers a new take on why 'Oumuamua could not have been an alien probe: a lack of…

7 months ago

The First Civilization We Contact Will Have Been Around Much Longer Than Humanity

Recently at UT, author Matt Williams has been writing a series called “Beyond Fermi’s Paradox”, which takes a look at…

11 months ago

Alien Minds I: Are Extraterrestrial Civilizations Likely to Evolve?

Paul Patton begins a three-part series on the evolutionary biology of aliens. Will they follow the same direction as life…

5 years ago

Where Are The Aliens? How The ‘Great Filter’ Could Affect Tech Advances In Space

"One of the main things we’re focused on is the notion of existential risk, getting a sense of what the probability…

7 years ago

How Would Earth Send Messages To A Starship — Or A Distant Civilization?

I have a new exercise routine where I watch Star Trek: The Next Generation most mornings of the week while doing…

8 years ago