Aliens & UFOs

Do Aliens & UFOs exist? Has man been visited by other races from other worlds? Explore the fascinating evidence for and against the existence of extraterrestrials.

Jackie Gleason Sees a UFO

The Jackie Gleason UFO tale begins with President Nixon inviting him to see aliens at an Air Force Base. He wasn't told any details and was sworn to keep the secret. Check out the Jackie Gleason UFO story.

There's Never Been an Alien Civilization on Mars, Congressman

The red planet has been extremely inhospitable for a very, very long time. Why would a congressman think differently?

The Fermi Paradox: Are We Alone in the Universe?

We know our universe is massive, but how can we be sure we are actually alone in it?

Anonymous Claims NASA Is About to Announce an Alien Discovery. Sadly Not

Everybody wants to find aliens, even the hacktivist group Anonymous.

Are Aliens Really Building a 'Megastructure' Around Tabby's Star?

Astronomers have been thinking a little more out of the box in the hopes of explaining the weird behavior behind Tabby's Star.

A Simple Equation Calculates the Likelihood of Alien Intelligence, But...

Solving a math problem could get us one step closer to meeting E.T., so why haven't we figured out the Drake Equation by now?

How the Fermi Paradox Works

Are all the aliens hanging out without us?

Should We Cloak Earth to Hide It From Evil Aliens?

Columbia University researchers say they’ve found a way to hide our planet from extraterrestrial eyes.

Here's Why UFOs May Be to Blame for Climate Change Denial. Seriously.

Is it science that people mistrust, or the combination of science and the government? One historian traces conspiracy theories back to the paranoia of the late 1940's.

Alien Abductions: Are You in Good Hands?

Mike St. Lawrence has been selling alien abduction insurance since 1987, says he's sold enough policies to “put my dog through obedience school.”

If We Can’t Chat With Aliens, We Could at Least Ring Their Doorbell

Species here on Earth interact in drastically different ways, so how can we hope to talk to aliens? The SETI folks have a few fresh ideas.