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Aug 13, 2014 05:09 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
No matter how advances a hypothetical extraterrestrial civilization becomes, they will still generate a heat signature that we may be able to detect. Continue reading →
May 8, 2014 03:36 PM ET // Irene Klotz
The people of planet Earth would be wise to raise their cosmic consciousness prior to contact with an extraterrestrial civilization, a new study shows. Continue reading →
May 2, 2014 05:47 AM ET
Dr. Ian O'Neill, space producer for Discovery News, steps in to discuss some of the ways scientists are working to detect signs of life on other worlds.
Feb 24, 2014 04:04 PM ET // Miriam Kramer, SPACE.com
A planet-hunting project is snapping pictures of alien worlds and other objects orbiting nearby stars in an effort to give scientists a better understanding of these intriguing exoplanets.
Feb 11, 2014 11:51 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
The first detection of intelligent extraterrestrial life will likely come within the next quarter-century
Feb 3, 2014 12:45 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Earth may be a nice and cozy place for life as we know it to evolve, but is it really the best place for life to thrive? Probably not, say two researchers. Continue reading →
Dec 5, 2013 06:58 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Lawmakers of the House Science Committee discussed the search for extraterrestrial life with three experts for 2 hours -- an event that exposed the good and bad of political attitudes toward science. Continue reading →
Nov 14, 2013 02:30 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In our quest to discover strange new life on strange new worlds, a group of astronomers have determined that if we are to detect extraterrestrial biology, we should fine-tune our search to the color purple. Continue reading →
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