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Jul 20, 2015 01:09 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
On Monday, famed theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking announced the launch of a new $100 million effort to track down an alien civilization within the next decade.
May 22, 2015 08:43 AM ET // AFP
A rainbow-like halo surrounded the sun over Mexico City on Thursday, an optical phenomenon that triggered a social media frenzy.
May 19, 2015 12:08 PM ET // Jesse Emspak, LiveScience
If alien life does exist, scientists aren't sure what it would look like, but one cosmologists says such extraterrestrial creatures will be big — nearly 660 lbs. (314 kilograms), says a cosmologist who bases the estimate on statistics.
May 12, 2015 10:15 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
A wide-ranging search of faraway galaxies has turned up no obvious signs of advanced alien civilizations.
Apr 8, 2015 09:10 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
Humanity is on the verge of discovering alien life, high-ranking NASA scientists say.
Mar 25, 2015 01:39 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Astronomers have devised an instrument that could lift the veil of doubt over whether we're alone in the universe.
Mar 9, 2015 12:40 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
The hunt for signs of life on planets beyond our solar system should cast as wide a net as possible, some researchers stress.
Mar 6, 2015 11:47 AM ET
Cute, squishy face, bug eyes, and a penchant for peanut M&Ms? Increasing amounts of research suggest the alien life we've been searching for won't look like anything Hollywood has yet imagined. And it might exist without compounds we deem essential.
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