The SETI Institute has used a powerful radio array to 'listen' to KIC 8462852 -- but no artificial signals have been detected.
Europe's Rosetta mission has found that Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko is spewing molecular oxygen into space -- why would this be a bad thing for the hunt for extraterrestrial life?
Exploding in the news of late is the Kepler telescope's spotting of something strange and, so far, unexplained orbiting a nearby star. DNews separates fact from speculation.
According to observations by Hubble and Kepler, the universe has only just begun to produce habitable worlds -- what does this mean for the evolution of intelligent life?
A rock that looks like a 'Stunning Martian God' is a great example of how the human eye seeks out face shapes.
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.
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?
Lessons from Earth suggest that intelligence and aggression might evolve hand-in-hand.
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