After pointing the Allen Telescope Array at a newly-found exoplanet discovered by NASA's Kepler space telescope, SETI reports there is no transmitting alien civilization. But the search continues...
The Milky Way may be home to some 3,000 extraterrestrial civilizations but the vast distances between our galactic cousins will make contact extremely rare, a new study concludes.
Moonlets in Saturn's F-ring are being created and destroyed at an astonishing rate by the gas giant's tidal chaos. Continue reading →
Nature sure has a knack for interrupting astronomy. Continue reading →
Could ET be chatting with colleagues or robots on sister planets in its solar system? Maybe so, say scientists who last year launched a new type of Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence, or SETI, project to eavesdrop on aliens.
During this week's House Science and Technology Committee hearing U.S. Rep. Chris Collins, a New York Republican, put the question of UFOs to a special panel of SETI scientists. Continue reading →
Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope have found another moon circling Neptune, one that Voyager 2 missed during its 1989 flyby of the giant world. Continue reading →
Congratulations Pluto! We've named your cute little bundles of rock after deities of the Underworld! Continue reading →