Search For Extraterrestrial Intelligence
The Microsoft co-founder single-handedly revolutionized the American search for extraterrestrial intelligence at a time when no public institutions wanted to touch it.
Three Penn State researchers created a framework for determining how much of the universe we’ve looked at for signs of alien life.
“Once we figure out, or I hope we figure out, that we are not alone in the universe, the connection to the cosmos is just going to be even stronger.”
Astro-artist Jon Lomberg, a longtime friend and colleague of Carl Sagan, on protecting future humans from America’s atomic past.
The president of the United States normally has a lot of responsibility, but if aliens arrive, he or she could end up deciding the literal fate of humanity.
Arecibo Observatory, the world's largest radio telescope and an alien hunter's best bet at finding extraterrestrial life, could lose its funding and shut down.
There's still no sign of alien life, but that hasn't stopped researchers from looking for the past 50 years.
Last week, a Russian billionaire pledged $100 million toward the search for intelligent alien life. Has the movement's moment finally come?
Dr. Ragbir Bhathal, who leads Australia's Optical SETI project, thinks if there is extraterrestrial life out there, we may be just a generation or two away from finding it.
Yuri Milner is a venture capitalist with a scientist’s heart.