Why genius Stephen Hawking is still scared of humans making alien contact

Stephen Hawking is a pretty smart guy, so when he starts musing about humanity’s place in the universe, it’s a pretty good idea to listen. Turns out, he worries humanity might be woefully unprepared when our future alien overlords arrive.

Turns out that mysterious signal SETI found is almost certainly not aliens
Sep 1, 2016

Researchers at SETI were (very) cautiously optimistic about a mysterious new signal that could’ve come from extraterrestrials a few star systems away — but it seems the much more likely explanation is the right one.

How Aliens pulled off that iconic Ripley vs. Alien Queen fight with trash bags and puppets
Jul 19, 2016

It’s one of the most iconic fights in sci-fi history, and it turns out James Cameron pulled it off with puppets, garbage bags and a whole lot of ingenuity.

Cosmic fossils: The real ancient aliens?
Jul 7, 2016

Why astronomers speculate that most alien life perished — and how Earth beat the odds.

20th Century Fox to haul out Ripley's Alien Stompers, trivia contest and screenings for April's Alien Day
Mar 30, 2016

Stay frosty and head to theaters next month for a special Alien-inspired day of screenings and merchandise.

This might be the last aerial drone footage ever recorded of Area 51
Mar 14, 2016

It’s one of the most (in)famous places in U.S. history, and these clips will probably be the last aerial drone footage ever recorded of Area 51.

Here are the CIA's official tips on how to investigate a real-life UFO sighting
Feb 9, 2016

Mulder and Scully aren’t the only ones looking into mysterious UFO sightings.

Cosplay we Love: Astounding Aliens Xenomorph Queen
Nov 11, 2015

Cower in fear over this incredibly frightening Alien Queen outfit.