Last summer, Harvard professor Avi Loeb claimed tiny pellets of iron came from beyond our solar system. But new analyses suggest that they likely originated much closer to home.
UFOs, or Unidentified Flying Objects, and extraterrestrials are perennial favorites in science fiction, but to date there have been no confirmed encounters on Earth. Still, strange sights in the night sky have been attributed to UFOs or aliens over the decades, most famously in Roswell, New Mexico, where many believers claim an alien craft crashed on a farm in 1947. In 2017, the existence of a secret U.S. government program that tracked "UFO" sightings by military pilots, which shut down in 2012, was brought to light in a New York Times report.
An exclusive interview with acclaimed author Garrett M. Graff on his new non-fiction UFO book, which
Rocket Lab's mission to Venus, which aims to investigate the potential for life high in the planet's atmosphere, could launch as soon as Dec. 30, 2024.
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.
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.
The deserts of Nevada provided the perfect setting for the annular solar eclipse on Oct. 14, 2023 in a region known for its love of strange sights in the sky.
Superintelligences might reveal themselves through the technosignatures of their cosmic engineering projects.
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.
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.
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.
Screen Media Films has released a new trailer for Tom DeLonge's UFO conspiracy film 'Monsters of California.'
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.
The Pentagon's official office for addressing UFOs has a new website where U.S. government and military personnel can report their own sightings.