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July 25, 2017


a computer simulation of a black hole being formed

Black Holes, Pulsars, Or Alien Spaceships?

Fast radio signals are being generated by a mysterious source located approximately 3 billion light years from Earth.

October 4, 2016


An orange sky. A large planet in the top corner that is iridescent.

Asleep At The Saucer

What some people perceive as alien abductions might actually be sleep paralysis.

August 29, 2016



Is E.T. Hiding?

What if the aliens are hiding from us? Hiding a whole planet is easier than you think.

February 24, 2016



In Search of Aliens

Breakthrough Listen kicks off the most powerful search for alien life.

June 15, 2015


vintage sci-fi book cover featuring space battle

Why Aliens Won’t Eat Us

If they exist, aliens give short shrift to humans as a food source.

January 7, 2015


SETI – The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence Radio Telescope

Is E.T. Trying to Phone?

Scientists search for narrow-band transmissions in outer space as a possible sign of extraterrestrial life.

November 16, 2011


Hubble Space Telescope

Nope, Still No Aliens

The Obama administration offers some hope but no change on the matter of extraterrestrial contact.

August 6, 2010


Erratic Black Hole Regulates Inside Quasar, Cassandra

How A Quasar Duped Soviet Scientists Into Thinking It Was An Alien

This is it! Scientists have finally found definitive proof of an alien civilization of incredible power! We found aliens! Oh, wait. Nevermind. It was a quasar?

April 9, 2007


TV broadcasting tower

TV for Aliens

MTV for Martians? Maybe not, but the idea of broadcasting into space is not as far out as you'd think!

December 27, 2005


L. G. M.?

Last time we mentioned the time when Soviet radio astronomers went public about listening in on radio signals from an alien civilization. As it turned out, what they were actually listening to was a quasar: the blazing core of a galaxy that can emit radio waves that fluctuate in a regular pattern. So regular, in fact, that people thought it was an alien intelligence. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

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