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Did Alien Civilizations Survive Climate Change?

Modeling the possible trajectories of extraterrestrial civilizations can help shed light on the fate of our own planet.
Daniel Oberhaus
6.6.18
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exoplanets

Scientists Want to Study Exoplanet Atmospheres for Signs of Alien Life

Instead of looking at individual biosignatures, a new dynamic framework suggests that studying atmospheric seasons may be the key for detecting alien life on exoplanets.
Daniel Oberhaus
5.10.18
ALIENS
ALIENS

Researchers Warn of Extraterrestrial Hacks

Can Earth get pwnd from space?
Daniel Oberhaus
2.26.18
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hello

2017 Will Be the Year We Decide Whether to Put a Call Out to Aliens

In the search for extraterrestrial intelligence, there’s a major divide about whether to broadcast or just listen.
Kaleigh Rogers
1.4.17
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Sex

Aliens and Shower Sex Don’t Mix in the ‘Alien: Covenant’ Trailer

Billy Crudup is the captain! No Ripley—but there is someone who looks a lot like her!
Carl Franzen
12.27.16
ALIENS
ALIENS

The Way We’ve Been Imagining Aliens Is All Wrong

Philip Ball says both science and fiction about aliens are low on imagination and accuracy.
Madison Margolin
10.19.16
ALIENS
ALIENS

Some of the Very Best Alien Conspiracy Theories

​Gather ‘round, all you truthers, conspiracy theorists, and lizard people, for today is World UFO Day.
Sarah Emerson
7.2.16
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guide

The CIA’s Guide to Taking Pictures of UFOs

Updated for the digital age.
Jordan Pearson
1.26.16
ALIENS
ALIENS

We Might Create Alien Life in a Lab Before We Find It in Space

“We could make something that has a different operating system than life today,” says synthetic biologist Lynn J Rothschild.
Becky Ferreira
6.5.15
ALIENS
ALIENS

Astronomers Searched 100,000 Galaxies for Alien 'Supercivilizations'

But the hunt is just getting started.
Maddie Stone
4.15.15
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nasa

The Dominant Life Form in the Cosmos Is Probably Superintelligent Robots

The NASA scientists, philosophers, and futurists who believe that the aliens we meet most likely won't be a life form at all.
Maddie Stone
12.19.14
Culture
Culture

Were Ancient Martians Murdered by Nuclear Bomb-Dropping Aliens? An Investigation

One physicist says he can scientifically prove that two Martian civilizations were annihilated by nuclear explosions.
Jason Koebler
11.20.14