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May 16, 2016 04:15 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Another study of the dust surrounding infamous Tabby's Star appears to favor the exocomet hypothesis for its very strange transit signal.
Apr 18, 2016 01:52 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Was the 1977 'Wow!' signal communications from an alien civilization? Or was it interference from a passing comet? In 2017, we may finally have an answer.
Apr 14, 2016 09:19 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
Hawking said it's not likely that scientists will find intelligent alien life in the next 20 years. But he had one caveat.
Apr 1, 2016 12:40 PM ET // AFP
In the face of an alien invasion threat, we may be able to hide our entire planet through an intriguing use of lasers.
Mar 31, 2016 11:50 AM ET // Irene Klotz
California-based SETI Institute plans to expand a hunt for radio signals broadcast by extraterrestrial civilizations by scanning red dwarf stars, which are older and smaller than stars like the sun.
Mar 25, 2016 07:00 AM ET // Irene Klotz
The identification of core genes needed for life may not only spill secrets of how biology got its start on Earth, but also shed light on the hunt for life beyond the planet.
Mar 22, 2016 10:06 AM ET // Irene Klotz
A correlation is found between when methane plumes appear on Mars and when the planet passes through remnants of a comet.
Mar 1, 2016 08:22 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
To receive a message from an intelligent alien civilization, we have to be looking in the right place at the right time; how can we maximize our chances?
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