Humans have five new leads in the search to find life beyond our solar system.
The coming year will surely see a persistence of debate, discussion and disbelief regarding unidentified anomalous phenomena.
Amino acids, the building blocks of life, have been found in the nearly pristine Winchcombe meteorite.
A new search for alien signals focuses on planetary transits, when exoplanets pass right in front of their suns.
Scientists have discovered a wealth of organic compounds within a Martian meteorite, which could help researchers discover if Mars could have hosted life.
NASA's latest flagship telescope is still in its first year of science, but the agency isn't only hard at work building its successor — it's starting to plan that next mission's successor as well.
The ODNI's report shows that the U.S. government appears to be taking UFOs and airspace safety issues seriously.
The historic James Webb Space Telescope has confirmed its first rocky exoplanet, 41 light-years from Earth.
Opals, which contain a lot of water, have been found on Mars. They might be an indicator of past life and possibly a source of water for astronauts in the future.
NASA's leading planet-hunting spacecraft has spotted its second planet that matches Earth's size and may be able to retain liquid water — and both worlds orbit the same star.
Detecting life on the icy Saturn moon of Enceladus could be achieved without even landing, but it wouldn't be easy, scientists say.
From investigating UFOs over Earth to using the most powerful telescope ever devised to peer into the atmosphere of alien worlds, 2022 has been a banner year in the search for extraterrestrial life.
Scientists have proposed another use for the world's largest gravitational wave observatory: scanning for the ripples in space-time left in the wake of gargantuan alien spaceships.
A non-descript star, TRAPPIST-1, is host to seven Earth-size planets and the James Webb Space Telescope is giving astronomers a thrilling new view of these worlds.
New research shows that even smaller impacts can warm and soften enough ice on Jupiter's moon Europa to send material sinking into the underlying ocean.
NASA's Perseverance rover is set to cache its first Mars sample in the next few days, kicking off a roughly month-long process that will see the robot drop 10 tubes of Red Planet material.