"The Dragonfly team has successfully overcome a number of technical and programmatic challenges in this daring endeavor to gather new science on Titan."
Planetary scientists simulate how haze might be obstructing our view of exoplanet's atmospheres, and potentially alien water.
Amid uncertainty over space agencies’ plans for future Venus exploration, enthusiasm for a private-sector mission grows.
Researchers are taking seriously the idea that our first evidence of life elsewhere in the cosmos may come in the form of alien technology.
Over 1.6 million star systems have been scanned by Europe's LOFAR system so far, but E.T. hasn't been caught phoning home yet.
A better understanding of exoplanet orbits is helping SETI astronomers reduce their computational costs and conduct their search for intelligent aliens faster.
NASA's Perseverance rover is scurrying around on the Red Planet, wheeling and dealing around Jezero Crater and inspecting the site of this former lake up close.
The Breakthrough Listen initiative has moved its headquarters to the U.K. to take advantage of the reams of data set to come from the Square Kilometer Array.
Any potential alien messages could be too complicated for humans to understand, but AI trained to detect complex structure in communication could help decipher them for us.
For many anxious to throw light on unidentified anomalous phenomena, it's all about reliable, truth-revealing, and scientifically rigorous data collection.
AI is the way forward in the search for extraterrestrial intelligence, from detecting radio signals to finding technosignatures on planets.
Space.com spoke with author Laura Krantz about her new book "Is There Anybody Out There?" that takes a scientific look at the search for life and even UFOs.
A new class of proteins found in methane deposits on Earth's seafloor could help inform the search for alien life.
Self-sustaining chemical reactions that could support biology radically different from life as we know it might exist on many different planets, a new study finds.
A European collaboration aims to break through some of the technological barriers to the exploration of icy moons like Jupiter's Europa, using Antarctica as a proving ground.
NASA has named a new director of UFO research who will oversee the agency's studies into UAP, or unidentified anomalous phenomena.
Lawmakers in Mexico heard testimony this week about the presence of alien life on Earth that included two "corpses of extraterrestrials." NASA's UAP study team isn't so sure.
"But we don't know what these UAP are," NASA chief says. The agency is appointing a new UAP research director.
NASA's independent UAP study team will present its initial findings during a briefing on Thursday (Sept. 14). Here's how to watch it live.