Extraterrestrial

10.28.15
Astronomers find pure oxygen leaking from Rosetta's comet
10.28.15

Astronomers find pure oxygen leaking from Rosetta's comet

This discovery could revolutionize our understanding of how the solar system came to be.

By A. Tarantola,   10.28.15
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07.20.15
Internet investor pours $100 million into the search for alien life
07.20.15

Internet investor pours $100 million into the search for alien life

The hunt for extraterrestrial life just got a big leg up. Internet investor Yuri Milner and his B...

By J. Fingas,   07.20.15
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04.09.15
The building blocks of life found orbiting another star
04.09.15

The building blocks of life found orbiting another star

Looks like NASA's Chief Scientist Ellen Stofan may have over-estimated how long it would take to f...

By A. Tarantola,   04.09.15
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04.08.15
NASA thinks we'll find signs of extraterrestrial life in 20 years
04.08.15

NASA thinks we'll find signs of extraterrestrial life in 20 years

The quest to find proof of life beyond Earth hasn't been without its setbacks, but NASA isn't dete...

By J. Fingas,   04.08.15
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12.30.14
Motion-detecting nanosensors could help find life on other planets
12.30.14

Motion-detecting nanosensors could help find life on other planets

Much as we'd love to discover grey aliens with warp drive technology, any extraterrestrial life we...

By S. Dent,   12.30.14
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12.06.14
Research says alien life could exist but chances of contact are slim
12.06.14

Research says alien life could exist but chances of contact are slim

It's incredibly likely that we aren't alone in the universe, but the chances of us making contact w...

By T. Seppala,   12.06.14
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08.11.12
Alt-week 8.11.12: Robo-billies, quasicrystals and radioactive art
08.11.12

Alt-week 8.11.12: Robo-billies, quasicrystals and radioactive art

Alt-week peels back the covers on some of the more curious sci-tech stories from the last seven day...

By J. Trew,   08.11.12
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07.11.12
ThinkGeek's Mark VII Sonic Screwdriver universal remote pleases Whovians in time for Comic-Con
07.11.12

ThinkGeek's Mark VII Sonic Screwdriver universal remote pleases Whovians in time for Comic-Con

Ever wished you too could make use of the awesome powers that lie within Dr. Matt Smith's Mark VII...

By J. Pollicino,   07.11.12
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02.03.12
New super-Earth detected, 'best candidate' for supporting life
02.03.12

New super-Earth detected, 'best candidate' for supporting life

A new potentially life-bearing "super-Earth" has been discovered orbiting a relatively nearby star....

By J. Trew,   02.03.12
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