Space is filled with noise; inaudible frequencies of radiation that carry the secrets of the universe. The question is, are they alien or are they natural?
The results have been called "astonishing."
Finding ET is just the first step.
Don't blame aliens.
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?
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