If the Universe Is the Ocean, We've Only Searched for Aliens in a Hot Tub
Three Penn State researchers created a framework for determining how much of the universe we’ve looked at for signs of alien life.
There’s at Least a 39 Percent Chance We’re Alone in the Observable Universe
A new report from researchers at the Future of Humanity Institute reworked the Drake equation to include scientific uncertainty and found there’s a pretty good chance we’re the only intelligent life in the universe.
The Language of Aliens Will Always Be Indecipherable
We will never have more than a few seconds to understand or even notice our millions of neighbors.
Some of the Very Best Alien Conspiracy Theories
Gather ‘round, all you truthers, conspiracy theorists, and lizard people, for today is World UFO Day.
Maybe Aliens Are Too Busy Mind-Hacking to Make First Contact
The Munich-based animation studio Kurz Gesagt takes a shot at solving the Fermi paradox.
An Alien Fleet of Self-Replicating Probes Could Have Already Scoured the Milky Way, Mathematicians Say
They might even still be here.