UFO hacker saved from extradition

The British home secretary, Theresa May, has announced that computer hacker Gary McKinnon won't be extradited to the US on human rights grounds.

Here's your chance to talk to aliens

As every UFO fanatic knows, the Earth received a short message from outer space back in 1977 - and now you've got a chance to reply.

Why does it rain more near airports?

Areas around airports experience more rain and snow, say researchers, as planes trigger precipitation by flying through clouds.

New Zealand releases UFO files

The New Zealand Air Force has released thousands of documents relating to UFO sightings over the last 50 years.

Scientist explains away UFO sightings

An Australian physicist says he's solved the mystery of a series of UFO sightings over South-East Queensland in May 2006.

Aliens interfering with nukes, say Air Force officers

Aliens have been buzzing around missile bases and deactivating nuclear weapons, according to a group of six Air Force officers and a UFO researcher.

Chance observation solves mystery of 'hole-punch' clouds

Strange circular holes in clouds which have frequently led to speculation about UFOs are caused by nothing more mysterious than aircraft, a study has shown - and they can cause several inches of snow or rain too.   

Falcon 9 launch sparks UFO sightings

A flood of UFO sightings over Australia was probably prompted by the launch of the Falcon 9 private spaceship.

Phew! UFOs aren't a military threat

We can all breathe easy: the British Ministry of Defence has decided that UFOs aren't dangerous.