Cosplay we Love: Astounding Aliens Xenomorph Queen
Jeff Spry

Cower in fear over this incredibly frightening Alien Queen outfit.

Turns out that mysterious, dimming star probably isn’t caused by aliens
Trent Moore

Reports that a mysterious star could have been dimming due to the efforts of an alien race made headlines last month, though now researchers say extraterrestrials are probably not to blame. At least, are far as we can prove at this point.

Search begins for intelligent life around that potential alien megastructure
Trent Moore

Not long ago, astronomers spotted a potential “alien megastructure” near KIC 8462852, a star approximately 1,500 light-years from Earth. Now we’re officially looking for intelligent life out there.

12 ancient paintings containing surprising evidence of aliens
Evan Hoovler

Sci-fi has been around since just after the dawn of humankind—or, if you believe in ancient astronauts, sci-fi has been around since slightly before the dawn of man. We have to admit, it's a lot harder to disbelieve the notion that something otherworldly once walked among us after looking at these ancient paintings of just that.

Little-known sci-fi fact: James Cameron played the Alien Queen
Carol Pinchefsky

James Cameron is a hard-working director, writer, producer, editor, underwater director of photography, artist and actor. But did you know that he was also the voice of the Alien Queen in Aliens?

They're not coming: Aliens have no reason to invade Earth

Stephen Hawking has warned that aliens want to kill us, but others say it just isn't so.

Think you were abducted by aliens? Researchers say it was a dream
Matthew Jackson

Thousands of people have been brave enough (or crazy enough, depending on whom you ask) to come forward in the last half-century with tales of alien abductions in the dead of night. It's a widespread phenomenon, but researchers are adding fuel to the skeptic fire with claims that what you think of as a real experience was really just a "lucid dream."

Composer James Horner dead in plane crash
Carol Pinchefsky

 Variety has confirmed the prolific and award-winning composer's death.

Century-old art explores the early 1900s' fear of alien invasions
Trent Moore

An alien invasion evokes visions of blockbuster films like Independence Day and Edge of Tomorrow for most of us, but more than 100 years ago, things looked a bit different.

New video explains The Fermi Paradox and why we've never been visited by aliens
Jeff Spry

This animated short reveals where all the intelligent life might be hiding.