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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.

September 13, 2013


Man sleeping in bed

Asleep At The Saucer

What's really going on with alien abductions? "Asleep at the Saucer" on this Moment of Science.

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.

December 7, 2005


a small radio made in the 1960's

Aliens! Aliens!…oops

This is it! Scientists have finally found definitive proof of an advanced alien civilization of incredible power!

December 16, 2004


Zippy Aliens

Since time slows down the closer you get to the speed of light, if alien spaceships could travel at light speed, wouldn't they take longer to get places?

March 10, 2004


UFO Attack!

Did UFOs attack fighter planes in June of 1969? Find out on this Moment of Science.

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