NASA Says it Caused Otherworldly Lights in the Arctic Circle

A NASA rocket launch mission that painted the Arctic sky was compared to an “alien attack.”
Sarah Emerson

How the Increasing Belief in Extraterrestrials Inspires Our Real World

According to research by psychologists, belief in nonhuman intelligence is increasing in unprecedented ways, and many contemporary technopreneurs are being inspired in their work by it.
D.W. Pasulka
deep impact

Life On Earth Was Seeded by Massive Collision That Formed the Moon

“The giant impact of a rocky planet was required to deliver the unique composition of life-essential elements to Earth.”
Becky Ferreira

China to Seriously Start Hunting for Aliens in 2019

Astronomers think aliens from other galaxies could be trying to communicate with us so Chinese scientists built a huge telescope to find out.
Christine Barba
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The World Is Fully Ending in the New ‘Men in Black: International’ Trailer

Luckily for humanity, Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth are packing serious heat.
Beckett Mufson

There's a 'Subterranean Galapagos' Deep Inside the Earth

“A decade ago, we had no idea that the rocks beneath our feet could be so vastly inhabited.”
Becky Ferreira

We Talked to the Doctor Who Treats People Who Think They've Been Abducted by Aliens

Nicholas Dumont is the go-to psychologist for people who are certain they've met aliens.
Paul Douard
space lasers

Aliens Might Notice Us if We Shot a Giant Laser at Them, Study Says

Two emerging technologies could be combined to produce a powerful infrared signal that could be spotted from distant planets, according to research in The Astrophysical Journal.
Becky Ferreira

Scientist Who Discovered Blunt-Shaped Asteroid Says It Is Almost Definitely Not Aliens

A letter from Harvard University scholars asserts that the blunt-shaped ‘Oumuamua object may be an alien probe, but one of the scientists who rolled the spliff is killing the buzz.
Caroline Haskins
Motherboard Blog

Russia's Dyatlov Pass Incident, the Strangest Unsolved Mystery of the Last Century

54 years ago this month, the northern part of the Urals played host to one of the most fascinating unsolved mysteries in the modern age.
Derek Mead
conspiracy theories

The Internet's Six Wildest Theories on the New Mexico Observatory Mystery

Aliens are here, a massive sun disaster is coming, and more!
River Donaghey

Something Mysterious is Happening at a Solar Observatory in New Mexico

The local sheriff says the FBI booted him off the scene and won't tell him what's going on.
Rex Santus