Roswell Aliens?

Ends Of The World: First Contact

In Carl Sagan’s novel Contact, the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) gets exactly what they’ve been, well, searching for: a communication from an alien civilization. In fact, they receive a series of communications. One is a repeating signal in the “universal language” of mathematics, the first 261 prime numbers. Another is a retransmitted broadcast of Adolf …

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Alien Life To Be Observed Within 40 Years?

Lord Martin Rees, president of the Royal Society of London, believes advances in astronomy will allow astrophysicists to “view images of distant planets outside of our solar system as soon as 2025,” revealing the potential existence of alien life. Lord Rees made the comments at a debate, held in advance of Stephen Hawking’s latest television …

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Life On A Rogue Planet

We’ve heard about the potentially life-supporting planets around other stars, in some cases sliding neatly into the habitable zones of red dwarfs. But there’s another kind of planet out there, one you probably wouldn’t think could harbor life: Rogue planets. Professor Chandra Wickramasinghe and his team at the University of Buckingham Centre for Astrobiology have …

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Experts Disagree on Potential of Alien Life

Are we alone in the universe? Is life on Earth nothing more than a “fluke?” There’s a constant back and forth between these questions, and two recent studies don’t look to change that any time soon. For example, one study indicates that the number of habitable planets might be far greater than we first imagined. …

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Where Are All The Aliens?

A new study by mathematician Thomas Hair states that aliens have had more than enough time to get here. So where are they? During his research, Hair calculated how long it would take an extraterrestrial civilization to develop the technology for spaceflight. Then, he considered the duration of their journey through the cosmos. According to Discovery News: “…the …

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