Scientists reveal Earth’s habitable lifetime and investigate potential for alien life

Findings published today in the journal Astrobiology reveal the habitable lifetime of planet Earth – based on our distance from the sun and temperatures at which it is possible for the planet to have liquid water. The research team looked to the stars for inspiration. Using recently discovered planets outside our solar system (exoplanets) as examples, they investigated the potential for these planets to host life.

Online volunteers could help find alien artifacts on the moon

Two Arizona State University scientists are calling for a thorough scan of images of the moon to try and identify signs of aliens.

SETI to check out Kepler exoplanets for signs of alien life

Scientists at the SETI Institute are to pop their headphones back on and start listening out for aliens once again, thanks to new funding.

White House says there is no sign of alien life

The Obama administration has responded to a petition asking the White House to acknowledge the existence of an extraterrestrial presence on Earth.