A new infographic from Space.com details some of the highlights in our quest to know whether we're alone in the universe.
Another mind-bending discussion with Steve Guttenberg finds the guys discussing the existence of alien life and 20th century nostalgia. But first, Steve fake-pitches an idea for a new TV series to Russ and Jeff.
Strange signals picked up by the radio telescope pointed towards the stars in Parkes, Australia have a rather more mundane origin.
Among eight new Kepler planets found are the two most Earth-like to date, with possible conditions for the propagation of life.
A meteorite from Mars that landed on Earth in 2011 contains a carbon compound that is biological in origin.
Spend Thanksgiving watching these scary movies with killer turkeys, deranged family members and alien abductions. Just don't blame us if your family doesn't appreciate gore with their gravy.
One of the most Earth-like planets located by the Kepler mission is uninhabitable after all, due to its very active star.
With no shortage of automakers working on robo-cars, and with Uber already a "sensor platform on wheels," we're well on the way, says MIT vet Kevin Ashton.
Yuri Milner, who backed Facebook and Twitter, says his search for extraterrestrial life is in "listening mode."
A story that went viral this week reports that astronomers finally found E.T., but those aren't the facts. CNET's Eric Mack talks with the astronomers involved about what is still a very interesting star.