extraterrestrials

nothing to see here

The New Mexico Solar Observatory Mysteriously Commandeered by the FBI Is Back in Business

It's never aliens.
Daniel Oberhaus
2 days ago
Motherboard Guide to Cinema

‘Hunt for the Skinwalker’ Is the First Video Released From UFO-Obsessed Billionaire’s Haunted Ranch

The latest film in Jeremy Corbell’s ‘Extraordinary Beliefs’ series digs into the history of Skinwalker Ranch, an alleged hotbed of UFO activity formerly owned by Robert Bigelow.
Daniel Oberhaus
3 days ago
ALIENS

Republican Running in Key Florida Race Says She Was Abducted by Aliens

Bettina Rodriguez Aguilera is one of the frontrunners in the district’s GOP primary.
Kaleigh Rogers
8.20.18
exoplanets

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
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

Researchers Warn of Extraterrestrial Hacks

Can Earth get pwnd from space?
Daniel Oberhaus
2.26.18
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
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

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

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
guide

The CIA’s Guide to Taking Pictures of UFOs

Updated for the digital age.
Jordan Pearson
1.26.16
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