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Intelligent Life

A Ping from the Cosmos

Seth Shostak | Posted 02.26.2016 | Science
Seth Shostak

It's as if someone in a galaxy far, far away rang a loud bell. Could it be a signal from aliens trying to get in touch? Or is it something hitherto unknown, but still completely natural?

Stephen King Has A 'Tendency To Believe In Intelligent Design'

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 09.25.2014 | Religion

For Stephen King, life is too perfect for it to be a random occurrence. The famed horror author said in a HuffPost Live interview Wednesday that h...

When Did Intelligent Life Emerge in the Universe?

Mario Livio | Posted 04.24.2013 | Science
Mario Livio

The question become particularly intriguing when we realize that astronomers now estimate that the Milky Way galaxy alone may harbor as many as 4.5 billion Earth-sized planets in the "habitable zones" around their host stars.

Alien Hunters Scan Skies For E.T. Signals

Posted 02.12.2013 | Science

By: Elizabeth Howell Published: 02/08/2013 08:06 PM EST on Intelligent alien life is likely relatively rare throughout our Milky Way gala...

Where Are They?

Mario Livio | Posted 03.20.2013 | Science
Mario Livio

If our Milky Way galaxy and the universe at large are indeed teeming with intelligent extraterrestrial (ET) civilizations, why haven't we seen any sign of them yet? In other words, where are they? This mystery has become known as the "Fermi paradox."

Alien Life Could Exist On HOW Many Planets? Study Yields Surprising Answer

Posted 02.12.2013 | Science

By: Nola Taylor Redd Published: 04/28/2012 08:24 AM EDT on A new estimate of the number of habitable planets orbiting the most common ...

PHOTO: Cate Blanchett Goes Un-Photoshopped For 'Intelligent Life'

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 03.21.2012 | Style

We generally assume that every mag cover we see has received a dose of Photoshop, whether it be an extra heavy helping (like so) or just a smidgen (li...

Cara Santa Maria

WATCH: Neil deGrasse Tyson Talks Origins, Aliens, And Multiple Dimensions | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 03.20.2012 | Science

2012-03-19-Screenshot20120319at10.31.42AM.jpgFrom intelligent alien life to our stellar origins, how to think outside of the three-dimensional box to what baffles one of the great thinkers of our time, this was a conversation I won't soon forget.

The UFO Debate Heats Up | Leslie Kean | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

In the biographical note appended to his commentary, he notes that he spent 22 years at NASA's Mission Control and has written books about space polic...