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“alien”

Apr 29, 2016 11:53 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell
Unless a typical civilization lasts much longer than ours, it's likely that others have gone extinct.
Feb 26, 2016 02:00 PM ET // Nola Taylor Redd, Space.com
Tiny satellites could hitch a ride into orbit and spot alien worlds from afar.
Dec 16, 2015 01:29 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
A little statistics knowledge suggests we may be way underestimating a typical alien's stature.
Nov 28, 2015 08:00 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell
A broken-up comet likely made star KIC 8462852 look strange, a new study suggests.
Nov 6, 2015 03:05 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The SETI Institute has used a powerful radio array to 'listen' to KIC 8462852 -- but no artificial signals have been detected.
Oct 15, 2015 07:47 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The fascinating speculation surrounding a recent Kepler observation of a star 1,500 light-years away has reignited questions of alien life in our universe and what it means for future studies.
Oct 14, 2015 02:23 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
NASA's Kepler space telescope has detected something weird orbiting a nearby star -- is it evidence of an alien civilization? Or is it just a clump of comets?
Sep 16, 2015 04:27 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
After surveying some promising galactic candidates, an astronomer has concluded that there is little to no evidence for any super-advanced alien civilizations in our local universe.
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