It's high time to expand the search for extraterrestrial life.
We’ve been searching for extraterrestrial intelligence for decades now—and it’s high time we found something. Yet, to our immense frustration, all searches thus far have come up decidedly empty. So, what gives? We’ve assembled a number of tentative theories for why ET is giving us the cold shoulder.
"Failed stars" could host remarkable forms of alien life.
Living where the sun doesn't shine.
Three of world's largest telescopes are joining forces.
Not now, and possibly not ever.
The Kardashev Scale measures the technological capabilities of advanced alien civilizations that may exist in our universe. How do humans rank? (Spoiler: not very well)
The “Breakthrough Initiatives” seek to answer one of the most pressing questions of our day: are we alone in the universe? Breakthrough Listen will scan the skies for alien signals, while Breakthrough Starshot aims to develop interstellar craft to explore alien worlds. Here’s a look at this ambitious program of research.
Will we ever phone E.T.?
We may have to make life happen beyond our planet.
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