This might be the icebreaker the aliens have been waiting for.
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.
We may be looking for aliens the wrong way.
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.
Should we try to engage alien lifeforms?
But don't pack your bags just yet.
Maybe it's about time ET phoned us?
The odds of us being alone in the universe may be higher than the odds of aliens treating Earth like a zoo.
Are aliens humanoids like us, or are they likely something far stranger?
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