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Matilda The Alien-Eyed Cat Becomes Instagram Famous

Jun 12, 2015 02:07 PM EDT

Matilda the cat closely resembles exactly what we think an alien cat would look like.

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'Fluffiest Galaxies:' 'Remarkable They Have Survived at All,' Researchers Say

May 15, 2015 03:51 AM EDT

Delicate wisps of galaxies might have preserved their dainty nature with a protective surrounding of dark matter, researchers believe.

Kepler Planets

Quit Complaining, Earthlings! Weather on Alien Planets is Not Perfect Beach Weather, Study Says

May 13, 2015 03:15 AM EDT

"It ain't the heat - it's the humidity!" We often complain about our weather on Earth, but a team of international astronomers has evidence that shows we don't have it so bad.

Alien Life

How Would We Measure Alien Intelligence? (VIDEO)

May 04, 2015 02:48 AM EDT

We're always searching for "signs of intelligent life," but how would we measure the smarts of an alien race?

Jean Luc Picard

Has NASA Invented a Warp Drive? EmDrive Could be Producing Warp Bubbles

Apr 29, 2015 06:37 AM EDT

How do you think they'll choose who gets to say, "Warp Speed. Engage," for the first time? Coin toss? Drawing straws?


Alien Planets Need Names! IAU NameExoWorlds Contest Hitting Stage Two

Apr 28, 2015 02:42 AM EDT

The NameExoWorlds contest is now entering its next stage. The 20 most popular exoplanets have been made available for naming proposals from registered clubs and non-profit organizations.


Alien Life on Tau Ceti? If You're a 'Star Trek' Fan, You Might Be Disappointed

Apr 23, 2015 04:33 AM EDT

Is Tau Ceti a potential candidate for a life-supporting planet? Perhaps not.


Are We Alone? Alien Life, Habitable Planets and Water in Our Solar System: Topics of NASA's Next Live Stream (WATCH HERE)

Apr 06, 2015 11:10 PM EDT

NASA Television will air a panel discussion on Tuesday, April 7 at 1 p.m. EDT to discuss the possibilities of extraterrestrial life. Watch the live stream right here with HNGN.

Main Image

Scars on Mars Created by Curiosity Could Affect Future Hunts for Alien Life on the Red Planet (GIF)

Mar 28, 2015 06:33 AM EDT

Observations over time have shown how dark blast zone on Mars created by the impact of NASA's Curiosity rover have faded - but not consistently.


Neill Blomkamp Says His Alien Film Will Not Stop ‘Prometheus 2’

Mar 23, 2015 02:05 PM EDT

Director Neill Blomkamp assured fans that his upcoming installment in the "Alien" franchise will not affect Ridley Scott's planned sequel to "Prometheus."

First Light

Alien Messages: Extraterrestrial Communication Captured? Researchers Look to Infrared Laser Technology

Mar 20, 2015 03:10 AM EDT

A new method of hunting alien life is being used: infrared light.


Could Ancient Martians Have Been Wiped Out by Nuclear War? Were They Victims of Genocide? (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Mar 14, 2015 01:35 PM EDT

As Earthlings struggle for power and the new arms race has become a race to stop neighboring countries from owning nuclear power, have you ever thought about the future of the Earth and its inhabitants? Nuclear war is a possibility that has troubled mankind for decades and we've seen the after affects of dropping "The Bomb." Could Mars have been the home planet of a civilization that was decimated by nuclear war?

‘District 9’ Sequel Still Happening, Neill Blomkamp Says

Mar 06, 2015 01:34 PM EST

Director Neill Blomkamp says that he still intends to make "District 10" -- the sequel to his breakout success "District 9" -- in the future.

Planetary Atmosphere Minor Species Sensor (PAMSS)

Alien Detecting Balloon? PAMSS Test Launch Happening on Sunday to 'See if the Instrument Can Survive'

Mar 06, 2015 03:28 AM EST

Could a balloon be the key to sniffing out alien life?


Neill Blomkamp Talks Development of 'Alien' Movie

Feb 25, 2015 12:18 PM EST

Director Neill Blomkamp speaks about actress Sigourney Weaver's critical role in helping him develop an idea for a new installment in the "Alien" film franchise.

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