E.T.

The VICE Guide to Right Now

This 'Alien Ranch' in Arizona Could Be Yours for $5 Million

The property's owner says he's been visited by dozens of otherworldly creatures, and killed 18 of them with a samurai sword.
Drew Schwartz
10.25.17
eyes on the universe

Astronomers Are 'Racing Against Time' as Humanity Clogs the Air With Radio Signals

Interference is playing havoc with radio telescopes.
Jacob Dubé
10.17.17
E.T.

The Anthropocene Will Help Astrobiologists Understand Alien Worlds

Researchers propose a new alternative to the Kardashev Scale.
Daniel Oberhaus
9.7.17
Film

The Films That Traumatized Us as Children

"I literally shit my pants. And that was the last time I would ever shit my pants."
Marianne Eloise
1.14.17
A Year of Lil Wayne

A Year of Lil Wayne: "Phone Home"

Weezy UFO Baby and the F is for fate-changing.
Kyle Kramer
11.25.16
Space

Our Closest Earthlike Planet Appears to Be Covered in Water

Oceans on Proxima b could harbor life.
Ben Sullivan
10.6.16
ALIENS

The Argument Against Calling Aliens

A critical review of arguments for and against sending messages to ET calls the process “unscientific and potentially catastrophic.”
Daniel Oberhaus
5.28.16
Canada

When We Meet Aliens, Will We Even Recognize Them?

Matthew Francis
10.23.15
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
ALIENS

What Alien Hunters Plan to Buy With $100 Million

The importance of Yuri Milner's donation "can't be overstated," SETI Research director says.
John Wenz
7.20.15
Europe

‘No Bigger Question’: Yuri Milner Has Launched a Search for Aliens With Stephen Hawking at His Side

Milner, the Russian tycoon, has pledged $100 million for the search. But Hawking warned that we should be cautious if we do find anyone, since sophisticated aliens "may not see us as any more valuable than we see bacteria.”
Arthur White
7.20.15
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