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Perhaps the most sinister explanation for why we haven't heard from aliens is that any civilization that reveals itself gets obliterated. But why? How? And how likely is that to happen?
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A new proposal posits that some of the fast radio bursts we've been routinely detecting may be coming from aliens, though not on purpose...
The TRAPPIST-1 solar system is the most unique one we've seen so far and could offer amazing possibilities for life.
If there was a thriving alien civilization on one of the best candidates for life in our stellar neighborhood, we missed them by well over a billion years...
We typically think of Earth as an ideal world for habitability, but what we've discovered so far hints at us being an oddball.
A new idea in the search for intelligent alien life argues that we should focus on aliens that could see us too.
An alien civilization's megaproject is very unlikely to be responsible for the weird signals from a strange star. But we can't entirely rule it out...
The three constants of life seem to be death, taxes, and Chandra Wickramasinghe claiming space agencies are hiding proof of alien life.
Europa is one of the most promising places to find alien life in our solar system, but exploring the moon isn't as easy as just landing on the surface and starting to drill and probe.