articles tagged: alien intelligence
‘oumuamua, the galaxy’s slowest interstellar spaceship?
# space

‘oumuamua, the galaxy’s slowest interstellar spaceship?

A new paper about the bizarre interstellar visitor to our solar system says it may well be a lost alien spacecraft. But there’s a big snag with that idea...

some of my readers are sadistic tacticians…
# astrobiology

some of my readers are sadistic tacticians…

Some of this blog's readers would make really scary and really good alien invaders...

didn’t anyone ever tell you not to talk to aliens?
# astrobiology

didn’t anyone ever tell you not to talk to aliens?

While we're trying to get aliens' attention with active SETI, we need to keep in mind that we talk to aliens at our own risk.

alien expansion vs. the fermi paradox
# astrobiology

alien expansion vs. the fermi paradox

The more spread out an alien species is across the cosmos, the easier it would be to find and contact them. But how widespread could an alien civilization be?

measuring alien intelligence
# astrobiology

measuring alien intelligence

Trying to figure out how smart alien life forms may be will involve jettisoning a lot of cliches about intelligence.

weird things talks to SETI
# astrobiology

weird things talks to SETI

Dr. Jill Tarter of SETI weighs in on the Wow! Signal for Weird Things.

the wow! signal
# astrobiology

the wow! signal

Could we have already been contacted by aliens and just don't know it yet?