A roundup of the various pushback and criticisms to the claim that there could be life on Venus
Aliens can refer to everything from little green men in the sci-fi realm to microscopic life forms beyond Earth. For all these possibilities, Live Science has you covered. We break down the latest discoveries that hint at life on other planets and the state of scientific searches for such extraterrestrial life. Sometimes, we may dissect a "little green man" sighting as well.
Venus just became a serious contender. But what are the other most promising locations for extra-terrestrial life?
Mysterious midnight disaster spared critical electronics in iconic alien-hunting telescope called the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico.
The Pentagon just announced the creation of a task force to analyze and understand the "nature and origins" of UFOs. Here's what the much-hyped news means.
Puerto Rico's famous alien-hunting telescope called the Arecibo Observatory took massive damage after a cable snapped in the dead of night.
A federal program for investigating UFOs was purportedly discontinued in 2012, but the Pentagon's search for UFOs never stopped. Its findings may soon be released to the public.
Ex-military investigators seek answers about where UFOs come from and what their intentions might be, in a History Channel documentary series.
A strange balloon-shaped 'UFO' appeared and disappeared over the city of Sendai, Japan on Wednesday (June 17).
A new calculation posits that there are 36 intelligent alien civilizations sharing the Milky Way with humanity today, but it relies on some big assumptions.
Researchers using China's huge new FAST radio telescope are piecing together a technological strategy to carry out a major and sweeping search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI).
The U.K.'s Ministry of Defense announced that it will soon release formerly classified government files about UFO encounters.
Anthropologist reveals a potentially big flaw in the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI).
The great distances covered by visiting "aliens" may be ones of time rather than space, a recent book argues.
The US Navy confirmed they have secret, classified documents regarding a 2004 UFO encounter, but releasing them could 'gravely damage' national security.