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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.
May 12, 2015 10:15 AM ET // Mike Wall,
A wide-ranging search of faraway galaxies has turned up no obvious signs of advanced alien civilizations.
Mar 9, 2015 12:40 PM ET // Mike Wall,
The hunt for signs of life on planets beyond our solar system should cast as wide a net as possible, some researchers stress.
Dec 11, 2014 05:39 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
For the first time, a computer simulation has shown that, in theory, habitable binary planets can exist -- what would this mean for the evolution of alien life?
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,
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.
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