Air Force helps fund restart of search for extra-terrestrial life.
One day, a trip to the newly discovered planet Kepler 22-b might replace a winter vacation in Florida.
Isn't there something faintly sad about the discovery of a planet whose temperature of 72 degrees automatically leading to the idea that it's "another Earth?"
The agency's Kepler space telescope locates three planets -- in two new planetary systems -- that are the right distance from their suns to make them potentially life-supporting.
This week, we painted using an old typewriter, rested our weary heads on a pillow headset, and starting saving up for our trip to balmy Kepler 22-b.
Anomaly no more? Radio observatories in Australia and Puerto Rico have both now picked up brief bursts of radio waves from beyond our galaxy.
A new image sensor could make transparent user interfaces a reality. The secret lies in a flexible, inexpensive polymer sheet that can capture photos.
Crave's Eric Mack recently trekked to the top of Hawaii's Mauna Kea volcano to visit one of the most advanced observatories on Earth, the "eyes of humanity" in the middle of the Pacific.
week in review Conflicting information plagues Samsung's new Android phone, while Twitter unveils redesign. Also: Earth-like planet found.
Jill Tarter, who was the inspiration for Jodie Foster's character in "Contact," will lead the SETI Institute's fundraising. She talked to CNET about the alien hunt, and what she'd say to them.