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It turns out that one of the oldest objects in the known universe is only a few thousand light years from Earth.
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...
Despite their fearsome reputation, we simply wouldn't exist without black holes.
Flat Earthers don't seem to realize that their theory violates basic laws of physics.
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...
Knowing how life started right here at home can tell us how likely it is to sprout on another world.
The TRAPPIST-1 solar system is the most unique one we've seen so far and could offer amazing possibilities for life.
We still know very little about the closest extrasolar world we've discovered, including whether it's suitable 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...
Just because we're very unlikely to hear from aliens doesn't mean we shouldn't at least try to listen.