NASA Flying Observatory Makes Observations of Jupiter Previously Only Possible from Space

(SETI) – For the first time since the twin Voyager spacecraft missions in 1979, scientists have produced far-infrared maps of Jupiter using NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, SOFIA. These

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The Drake Equation: What We Need to Know to Find ET

(SETI) – How can we estimate the number of technological civilizations that might exist among the stars? While working as a radio astronomer at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory in

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Are Humans the Real Ancient Aliens?

(NBC NEWS) – How special are we? A recent research paper suggests that terrestrial-style biology may be rare, and Earth may be among the first examples of a planet able to

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In Search Of Alien Life, China Completes World’s Largest Radio Telescope

(TECH TIMES) – A massive gray reflector now lies between the hills of Pingtang County as China on July 3, Sunday, hoisted its finishing touches on the world’s largest radio

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Devon Crater Team To Test Mars Plane Concepts

by Susan Lendroth Los Angeles – Jul 18, 2002 (MARS DAILY) – From July 17 to 24, 2002, The Planetary Society will team up with NASA Ames Research Center, the SETI

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Elite Team to Consider New Approaches to Asteroid Danger

(SPACE DAILY) – A six-week-long research accelerator, championed by NASA’s Office of the Chief Technologist and hosted at the SETI Institute, is engaging young researchers from around the world to

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China Finished Building Its Alien-Hunting Telescope

(GIZMODO) – Good ol’ ‘Murica may be ahead of China in development, GDP, and political clout, but China just finished building the world’s largest radio telescope and is now better-equipped

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Seth Shostak: We Will Find Aliens in the Next Two Decades

(The Guardian) – Astronomer Seth Shostak believes we will find ET in the next two decades; he has a cup of coffee riding on it. But don’t interpret such modest

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New Calculation Shows We’ll Make Contact With Aliens in About 1,500 Years

(GIZMODO) – The disturbing Fermi Paradox suggests we should have made contact with an extraterrestrial civilization by now, yet we haven’t. By applying a 500-year-old philosophical principle, a Cornell University

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Alien Life Hunt Expands To Red Dwarf Systems

(SKY News) – The search for alien life is expanding to planets in 20,000 ancient star systems after scientists discovered that life could potentially thrive in their environments. Planets orbiting

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