articles tagged: alien life
how a flare with the power of a quarter of a trillion nukes could create life
# astrobiology

how a flare with the power of a quarter of a trillion nukes could create life

An immensely powerful flare from a tiny red dwarf is helping us understand just how important these stars can be to giving life across the universe to chance to develop.

a baby star and a cloud of organic molecules may help us in the search for aliens
# astrobiology

a baby star and a cloud of organic molecules may help us in the search for aliens

A star named V883 Ori is going through a growth spurt, and as it does, it’s showing us just how abundant the building blocks of life might be throughout the universe.

primordial earth may have been purple and that’s a big deal for astrobiologists
# astrobiology

primordial earth may have been purple and that’s a big deal for astrobiologists

A pair of researchers propose that a simpler molecule used in photosynthesis by ancient bacteria may have been widespread on early Earth and could be prevalent on alien worlds.

find aliens with this one weird trick
# astrobiology

find aliens with this one weird trick

A new idea in the search for intelligent alien life argues that we should focus on aliens that could see us too.

why we’re one step closer to finding alien life
# space

why we’re one step closer to finding alien life

Enceladus is starting to look like a better and better place to look for aliens with Cassini's every pass.

why you’re probably not an alien descendant, redux
# oddities

why you’re probably not an alien descendant, redux

A new conspiracy book thinks it has a slam dunk argument for why humans were genetically engineers by aliens.

how not to shift the theological goalposts for hypothetical aliens
# space

how not to shift the theological goalposts for hypothetical aliens

When confronted with aliens that could challenge a faith that hasn't changed for over a thousand years, theologians stand ready and willing... to rationalize away the facts and nuances of their own religion.

no, we did not find aliens on a comet’s surface
# science

no, we did not find aliens on a comet’s surface

The three constants of life seem to be death, taxes, and Chandra Wickramasinghe claiming space agencies are hiding proof of alien life.

why aliens are more alien than ufologists think
# astrobiology

why aliens are more alien than ufologists think

If you want to get an idea of just how alien and bizarre an extraterrestrial might look like, consider the creatures that used to live right here on Earth some 500 million years ago.

will immigrants from tau seti get a tax cut?
# astrobiology

will immigrants from tau seti get a tax cut?

Even before her presidential campaign begins in earnest, Hillary Clinton appears to have the ufologist vote locked up...

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