Extraterrestrial life

Scientists send radio message to star system to contact alien life

Scientists send radio message to star system to contact alien life

The message was beamed from an antenna in Norway more than roughly eight hours over a three-day period in October.

Nov 20, 2017, 16:04 PM IST
Aliens visiting? Crashed UFO on Mars and one hovering over navy base in California spotted

Aliens visiting? Crashed UFO on Mars and one hovering over navy base in California spotted

The search for alien life has been going on for years and those involved in alien hunting or UFO hunting have many a times, come close enough to provide evidence justifying it.

Nov 14, 2017, 18:18 PM IST
Forget Hollywood, aliens may be more human-like than you think: Study

Forget Hollywood, aliens may be more human-like than you think: Study

The theory supports the argument that foreign life forms undergo natural selection, and are like us, evolving to be fitter and stronger over time.

Nov 01, 2017, 16:26 PM IST
NASA dashes hopes of life on Proxima b, says habitability is unlikely

NASA dashes hopes of life on Proxima b, says habitability is unlikely

At only four light-years away, Proxima b is our closest known extra-solar neighbour.

Aug 01, 2017, 14:29 PM IST
Who or what is sending mysterious radio signals from a star lying 11 light years away?

Who or what is sending mysterious radio signals from a star lying 11 light years away?

The signals came from a red dwarf star – Ross 128 (GJ 447) – which is around 2,800 times dimmer than the Sun and is not yet known to have any planets, researchers said.

Jul 17, 2017, 19:17 PM IST
NASA quashes Anonymous claims, says it hasn't found alien life yet

NASA quashes Anonymous claims, says it hasn't found alien life yet

The latest claims came amid the notorious hacking and activist group Anonymous releasing a video saying that the US space agency is all set to make an Earth-shattering announcement about aliens.

Jun 27, 2017, 09:22 AM IST
Unmanned solar system mission to seek life on Saturn's moons up next on NASA's agenda?

Unmanned solar system mission to seek life on Saturn's moons up next on NASA's agenda?

The proposed missions of discovery – submitted under NASA's New Frontiers programme – will undergo scientific and technical review over the next seven months, the US space agency said in a statement on Friday. 

May 06, 2017, 15:12 PM IST
Alien hunters spot possible tree stump on Mars, say it points towards existence of vegetation on Red Planet!

Alien hunters spot possible tree stump on Mars, say it points towards existence of vegetation on Red Planet!

As per what NASA described, the image was captured by Mastcam onboard NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity on Sol 1647 in March this year.

Apr 23, 2017, 13:27 PM IST
Ruminations of a world leader: Winston Churchill's 1939 essay on the extraterrestrial unearthed!

Ruminations of a world leader: Winston Churchill's 1939 essay on the extraterrestrial unearthed!

The essay was passed in the 1980s to a US museum, where it sat until its rediscovery last year.

Feb 16, 2017, 21:52 PM IST
'Hello' from the other side? Scientists plan to send signals to aliens by 2018!

'Hello' from the other side? Scientists plan to send signals to aliens by 2018!

The organization aims to do this by the year 2018, via radio or laser signals to a rocky planet circling Proxima Centauri and later to more distant destinations, hundreds or thousands of light years away.

Dec 26, 2016, 21:59 PM IST
FAST, world's largest radio telescope, to begin hunt for aliens soon, as China signs $100 million deal!

FAST, world's largest radio telescope, to begin hunt for aliens soon, as China signs $100 million deal!

Being the largest telescope in the world, FAST is powerful enough and has been made keeping its mission to explore extraterrestrial life in mind.

Oct 17, 2016, 23:29 PM IST
Why no alien has listened to us till date

Why no alien has listened to us till date

Measuring the dimming of starlight as a planet crosses the face of its star during orbit, scientists can collect a wealth of information, even without ever seeing those worlds directly.

Mar 02, 2016, 20:28 PM IST
Do aliens exist? UK to disclose secret UFO files in March this year

Do aliens exist? UK to disclose secret UFO files in March this year

The UK government is all set to release shocking evidence of alien contact, when 18 classified files will be released in March 2016.

Feb 19, 2016, 16:48 PM IST
Watch: UFO spotted in Uttar Pradesh - Is it real?

Watch: UFO spotted in Uttar Pradesh - Is it real?

Social media has been abuzz for the past few days about a reported UFO sighting in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh.

Dec 07, 2015, 13:12 PM IST

Mysterious radio waves from space follows mathematical pattern

Researchers recently found that radio bursts from space reveal strange mathematical pattern.

Apr 13, 2015, 19:03 PM IST
Signs of alien life will be found by 2025: NASA scientists

Signs of alien life will be found by 2025: NASA scientists

 Signs of alien life will be detected by 2025, while "definitive evidence" of extra-terrestrial beings may be found within the next 20 to 30 years, top NASA scientists say.

Apr 12, 2015, 07:42 AM IST
Are aliens sending those radio signals?

Are aliens sending those radio signals?

What has given credence to the theory of extraterrestrial life over the last decade is a mysteriously recurring radio burst from space that has puzzled astronomers.

Apr 06, 2015, 18:58 PM IST

Intense heat killed life on some Earth like planets

 Even as astronomers search for extraterrestrial life in planets that look a lot like Earth because of presence of oxygen, some such planets may not be habitable because of intense heat during their formative years, says a study.

Dec 04, 2014, 15:21 PM IST
Space DNA can help find alien life on Earth

Space DNA can help find alien life on Earth

A unique space experiment has found that DNA has the capability to survive extreme conditions of space and re-entry into Earth's dense atmosphere - raising the possibility of finding extraterrestrial life.

Nov 27, 2014, 18:08 PM IST

Aliens are definitely out there: SETI astronomers

Aliens definitely exist, as claimed by SETI (Search for extraterrestrial intelligence) astronomers. Reportedly these two astronomers have told the US Congress that the search for extraterrestrial life is "plausible and warrants scientific inquiry" and appealed for continued funding to research life beyond Earth.

May 23, 2014, 19:18 PM IST