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UFO conspiracies can be more dangerous than you think
Hardcore UFO enthusiasts share troubling elements with other conspiracy communities.
The sky is full of potential UFOs—here’s why
The technology that surveys our skies isn't designed to spot and identify everything that flies.
5 explanations for 144 mysterious flying objects in the government UFO report
"We will go wherever the data takes us."
Aliens could be talking to us right now. This scientist is listening.
Sofia Sheikh’s network is investigating more than a million stars for signs of extraterrestrial life.
The Milky Way could have dozens of alien civilizations capable of contacting us
A pair of researchers has forecasted 36 civilizations, to be exact.
If life exists on Titan, it’s even weirder than we thought
Any microbes may have to forego membranes, or live underground.
The sustainable voyager’s guide to the galaxy
Understanding how aliens might travel helps us know where to look for life.
A hundred stars have disappeared—and researchers aren’t ruling out aliens
The night sky is changing, and we can’t figure out why.
UFO sightings say more about us than about aliens
A handful of researchers have spent years gathering data on UFOs, and their findings tell us a lot about human habits.
Here’s how life could thrive on a planet orbiting a black hole—and other alternative suns
The universe is full of warm bodies. Why should life limit itself to sun-like stars?