Alien Life

Read News related to Alien life or Extraterrestrial life on -or- outside Earth, life beyond earth, latest updates and news on alien hypothetical life forms. Know about EPFL scientist Claudio Grimaldi’s new tool to detect signals that an extraterrestrial society might emit, distant solar system object distant object far beyond Pluto with an orbit that supports the presence of an even-farther-out, Super-Earth or larger Planet X and much more.

  • Questioning The Prime Directive
    It has become somewhat accepted that an extrasolar contact could be interpreted as a good 'artificial' signal if it arose from certain branches of mathematics. If another galactic civilization decided to reach us, they would send a beacon of bleeps akin to the digits of
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  • Tapping the Grid: Interview with David Anderson
    Project leader for the SETI@home program, Dr. David Anderson, talks about the history and challenges of running the world's largest virtual supercomputer. The project searches for anomalies in radio telescope data, as interesting indicators of what might be non-natural radio sources, or qualify as communication.
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  • The Big Crunch: Interview with Dan Werthimer
    Searching for intelligent life elsewhere has challenged this generation of scientists in a way previously inconceivable, requiring the processing power of the world's largest supercomputer. This priceless and vast scientific network is closer than one might naively imagine.
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  • There’s a Hole in My Philosophy
    Planetary scientist, Dr. David Grinspoon, discusses his new book, 'Lonely Planets: The Natural Philosophy of Alien Life', in this multi-part interview on topics ranging from which planets are best for harboring life to speculative topics about levels of advancement a civilization must pass through to
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  • There's a Hole in My Philosophy
    Planetary scientist, Dr. David Grinspoon, discusses his new book, 'Lonely Planets: The Natural Philosophy of Alien Life', in this multi-part interview on topics ranging from which planets are best for harboring life to speculative topics about levels of advancement a civilization must pass through to
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  • Higher Concepts and Advanced Aliens
    Planetary scientist Dr. David Grinspoon discusses his new book, 'Lonely Planets: The Natural Philosophy of Alien Life,' in this multi-part interview. The topics range from which planets are best candidates for harboring life.
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  • Carl Sagan: The Lonely Pale Blue Dots?
    Planetary scientist Dr. David Grinspoon discusses his new book, 'Lonely Planets: The Natural Philosophy of Alien Life,' in this multi-part interview. The topics range from which planets are best candidates for harboring life.
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  • The Search for Life
    Planetary scientist Dr. David Grinspoon discusses his new book, 'Lonely Planets: The Natural Philosophy of Alien Life,' in this multi-part interview. The topics range from which planets are best candidates for harboring life.
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  • Cracking the Stellar Primer
    If an artificial signal ever were detected from another world, it would almost certainly be encoded or encrypted. Judging by isolated civilizations that contact each other's languages across time and space--such as the ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic writers and modern linguists.
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  • Lonely Planets and Rare Earths
    Planetary scientist Dr. David Grinspoon discusses his new book, 'Lonely Planets: The Natural Philosophy of Alien Life,' in this multi-part interview. The topics range from which planets are best candidates for harboring life.
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