Extraterrestrial Intelligence

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2017 Will Be the Year We Decide Whether to Put a Call Out to Aliens

In the search for extraterrestrial intelligence, there’s a major divide about whether to broadcast or just listen.
Kaleigh Rogers
1.4.17
tech

If We Want to Find Aliens, We Need to Save the Arecibo Telescope

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.
Daniel Oberhaus
7.8.16
Opinion

Why Haven't We Met Aliens Yet? Because They've Evolved into AI

Movies and television have led us to think of aliens as green, slimy creatures traveling around in flying saucers. Nonsense.
Zoltan Istvan
3.16.16
Internet

The Internet Will Become Self-Aware When Aliens Wake It Up

An extraterrestrial intelligence would have many reasons to make the human internet self-aware.
Zoltan Istvan
2.16.16
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

An Alien Hunter’s Guide to the 2016 Election

We talked to UFO skeptics and scientists about what they're looking for in America's next president.
Daniel Oberhaus
1.26.16
The Real: X-Files

We Talked to a Woman Who Helps People Deal with Being Abducted By Aliens

Kathleen Marden is the director of experiencer research at the Mutual UFO Network, where she works on behalf of people who have had extraterrestrial experiences.
Simon Davis
12.4.15
All in Your Head

Radio Ghosts Have Haunted the Airwaves for Nearly a Century

No one knows who or what is responsible for long-delayed echoes in radio transmissions.
Daniel Oberhaus
10.27.15
Religion

God Didn't Say What's Kosher on Mars

What the possibility of alien life means for religion.
Megan Margulies
10.7.15
Soundcloud

These Could Be The First Things Aliens Hear From Earth

Listen to the smooth sounds of ancient Akkadian from humanity's time capsule.
Alix Jean-Pharuns
7.28.15
tech

How's the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence Going?

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.
Hannah Scholte
7.22.15