Some scientists are keen to send humans to Venus on a flyby.
Research on exoplanets over the next couple of decades could help us more accurately estimate how many intelligent alien civilisations there are in our galaxy.
There may be life on Jupiter’s moon Europa or Saturn moon’s Enceladus.
Have astronomers finally found evidence of intelligent found life beyond Earth?
We should not be surprised that some of the innumerable rocks on Mars have weird shapes, because many have been sand-blasted by wind erosion for billions of years.
A photo of ‘doorway’ on Mars shows how ready our minds are to see significance and signs of life in the natural world.
The dwarf planets in our Solar System are cold, dark, far away and full of surprises.
Some people are outraged that human negligence will disfigure the Moon. But that’s not the main issue.
Astronomers hunting extraterrestrials were excited to discover an intriguing signal, but closer inspection has revealed it wasn’t aliens.
For the first time ever, astronomers have astrophysical evidence that Jupiter and many other planets will survive the death of the Sun.
By studying the chemical makeup of binary stars, astronomers found many planetary systems are far less peaceful than ours.
Can the Galileo Project find alien technology?
Even if aliens exist, are intelligent like humans and interested in making contact with us, what are the chances they’ll be close enough for us to hear them screaming their presence into the cosmos?
One in a million or one in ten? Mathematics can help us work out the odds of whether recent sightings of UFOs are really alien spaceships.
No conclusive evidence that extraterrestrial life exists has been found…yet.
A new study argues we should search for microbial life rather than human-like aliens.
A minuscule particle of asteroid dust has helped reveal how celestial rocks like Earth might have sprouted life.
Americans who believe aliens have visited Earth are more likely than disbelievers to say that Joe Biden is not the legitimate winner of the 2020 presidential election.
Scientists preparing to land the Rosalind Franklin rover in a few years are nervously awaiting the landing of Nasa’s Perseverance rover.
We observed a powerful flare and a huge burst of radio waves from our nearest stellar neighbour, Proxima Centauri, indicating violent space weather around the star.