Tagged With Extraterrestrial Life

Any aliens living around 1,004 nearby stars should be able to see the signs of life on Earth, a study says


Our galaxy could have at least 36 intelligent alien civilizations, researchers say. It may take thousands of years to find them.


100 red objects in deep space vanished over the last 70 years. A group of scientists say giant alien-built structures could be to blame.



A handful of recent discoveries has transformed our understanding of Earth-like planets in the galaxy. Here's why Earths might be common.


The ocean on Saturn's moon Enceladus contains the building blocks of life, NASA data reveals


16 recently discovered exoplanets could offer our best chance of finding alien life outside the solar system



A winner of this year's Nobel prize in physics is convinced we'll detect alien life in 100 years. Here are 13 reasons why we haven't made contact yet.


No, the UFOs or 'unidentified aerial phenomena' in those grainy Navy videos probably aren't aliens


Scientists have discovered water vapour on a potentially habitable super-Earth for the first time. That planet is now our best bet for finding alien life.


Lakes of methane on Saturn's moon Titan may be the craters of giant explosions, a new study shows


Alien civilizations may have explored the galaxy and visited Earth already, new study says. We just haven’t seen them recently.


The iconic film 'Alien' came out 40 years ago. A scientist explains why Hollywood depictions of extraterrestrials have changed since then.



NASA has big plans for the 2020s, from powerful new space telescopes to a hunt for alien life on a moon of Saturn. Here's the timeline.


There could be up to 10 billion warm and cosy Earth-like planets in our home galaxy, new research reveals


Astronomers have discovered a potentially habitable world just 31 light-years away, thanks to NASA's planet-hunting telescope


Deep below Alaskan ice, tiny life forms went untouched for 50,000 years. Scientists are probing them to improve the hunt for aliens.



Astronomers found a 'cold super-Earth' less than 6 light-years away — and it may be the first rocky planet we'll photograph beyond the solar system


Astronomers found a 'cold super-Earth' less than 6 light-years away — and it may be the first rocky planet we'll photograph beyond the solar system


13 celebrities who say they believe in aliens or UFOs


Smart aliens might live within 33,000 light-years of Earth. A new study explains why we haven't found them yet.