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extraterrestrials

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From 'Alien' to 'Prometheus': The search for extraterrestrial life

Ridley Scott's new movie "Prometheus" may reignite questions about life beyond the boundaries of our galaxy.

By June 8, 2012

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Contact with extraterrestrial life by 2025?

At a talk on the topic of what it will take to find extraterrestrial life, a senior SETI astronomer predicts it could happen within two dozen years.

By November 11, 2008

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Photos: Extraterrestrial adventures in the Infiniti FX45

Inspired by the space-age design of the 2007 Infiniti FX45 and the myriad features of its navigation system, we decided to test its tech by taking it on an extraterrestrial adventure. With some help from Google Maps, we devised a modified interplanetary trek around the streets of San Francisco. Check out the snaps from our galactic goose chase.

10 Images By February 5, 2007

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A U.N. ambassador to E.T.? Sounds like sci-fi

News reports claimed that the United Nations was to name its own Mazlan Othman as an official greeter for extraterrestrials, but now the Guardian says Othman denies the reports.

By September 26, 2010

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SETI's large-scale telescope scans the skies

In northeast California, an array of 42 radio antennas is helping advance the search for extraterrestrials. With additional funding, the array will expand to 350 antennas.

By December 12, 2008

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Language barrier? Free NASA guide delves into talk with aliens

Astronomers have long searched for life on other planets. But what happens when we find it? This e-book lays the groundwork.

By May 28, 2014

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The evolution of the benevolent alien

With a remake of the classic film The Day the Earth Stood Still coming next month, it's time to examine whether depictions of extraterrestrials reflect our hopes, our fears or both.

By November 21, 2008

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3D-printed £1,200 exoskeleton Titan Arm wins Dyson award

Titan Arm, a prototype powered upper-body exoskeleton, has just won the 2013 James Dyson Award for design and engineering.

By November 6, 2013

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We'll find aliens in 20 years (we just need money), astronomers say

Speaking to Congress, two astronomers from SETI describe the chances of finding aliens as almost 100 percent.

By May 23, 2014

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Scientist: We're not smart enough to be ready for aliens

A neuro-psychologist insists humans are so ignorant about the cosmos that any encounter with aliens would be a disaster.

By May 8, 2014