July 14, 2017

Conspiracy theorists think there’s evidence of aliens in an 11th-century painting — here’s the truth

"Were early artists in the Orthodox Church aware of certain facts about ancient aliens that have been veiled from us today?" Nope!

June 28, 2017

NASA just clapped back at Anonymous after its alien conspiracy theory went viral

A NASA scientist debunked the baseless claims on Twitter.
June 26, 2017

Anonymous claims NASA has found intelligent alien life. Here's the truth.

Never blindly trust a robotic voice behind a mask.
June 8, 2017

After 40 years, scientists may have solved the mystery of the "Wow!" space signal

The puzzle captivated astronomers for decades. Now it's likely solved.
May 30, 2017

Scientists are building this super telescope to look for alien life

It's called the Extremely Large Telescope for a reason.

May 22, 2017

The infamous "alien megastructure" star is back, and astronomers are grabbing their telescopes

Scientists can't figure out what this star is doing.
May 17, 2017

In defense of Ridley Scott's 'Prometheus'

'Prometheus' proves big things really do come from small beginnings.
April 28, 2017

Massive search for alien life finds 11 "significant" signals

It looks like ET may be trying to phone home.
April 4, 2017

Researchers confirm that mysterious radio waves are actually coming from outer space

The signals are coming from outside the planet.
March 12, 2017

'SNL' imagines a future in which aliens attack and Donald Trump is entirely unprepared

Alec Baldwin returns to 'SNL' for a pretty spot-on imagining of an alien invasion under Donald Trump.

March 10, 2017

Harvard scientists say alien space travel may cause those mysterious fast radio bursts

It's speculative, but it's still damn cool.
Feb. 26, 2017

Bill Paxton, 'Aliens' and 'Big Love' star, dies at age of 61

Paxton died of complications from surgery.
Jan. 6, 2017

'Colony' season 2 premiere plot and first 10 minutes of episode 1 released online

'Westworld' wasn't the only riveting sci-fi series from 2016.
Nov. 14, 2016

'Arrival,' Amy Adams' latest movie, is an overwhelming ode to language

'Arrival' believes in language as our great uniter.
Oct. 10, 2016

Leaked emails show Blink-182's Tom DeLonge sent UFO intel to Hillary Clinton's campaign

The pop-punk legend contacted Hillary Clinton's campaign chairman John Podesta about UFOs.

Oct. 10, 2016

"Space brain" could be the latest problem for colonizing other planets

"Space brain" is a real thing, and it could prevent us from colonizing space.
Oct. 10, 2016

Cosmic rays could support alien life — here’s what that means

The search for alien life just got a lot more exciting.
Oct. 5, 2016

The "alien megastructure" mystery just got even weirder — and scientists aren't done yet

Just tell us already — is it aliens or not?!
Sept. 27, 2016
Sept. 23, 2016

Stephen Hawking is really worried about aliens, but here’s why he shouldn’t be

It might not be such a bad idea to try and talk to aliens.

Sept. 2, 2016

Scientists discovered a baby star that might debunk the "alien megastructure" theory

There are now two really weird stars out there.
Aug. 29, 2016

Researchers spot radio signal so strong, it might just be the work of aliens — maybe

Scientists aren't saying aliens yet, but researchers recommend monitoring the signal.
Aug. 5, 2016

Aliens Haven't Found Us Simply Because We May Have Evolved Too Early

We haven't heard from aliens because they haven't been born yet.

July 28, 2016

A Strange Streak of Light Over the West Coast Was a Chinese Rocket, Expert Says

It's a bird! It's a plane! It's a fiery hunk of debris!
July 22, 2016

When Aliens Finally Contact Us, Scientists Have a Plan in Place

Seth Shostak, senior astronomer at the SETI Institute, laid it out for Mic.
July 14, 2016
July 8, 2016

China just finished building an enormous alien-hunting telescope

Our alien-hunting game just got a lot stronger with the completion of a huge radio telescope in the Guizhou province of China.