There's something around the star KIC 8462852 that seems so unnatural it's driven serious scientists to search for alien signals coming from the system.
Last week news broke of something strange orbiting a distant star, raising the remote possibility of an alien civilization. CNET's Eric Mack spoke with the SETI Institute to see how the search is going.
A new infographic from Space.com details some of the highlights in our quest to know whether we're alone in the universe.
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.
A massive team of researchers has published the first paper about Pluto based on data received during the New Horizons flyby.
Yuri Milner, who backed Facebook and Twitter, says his search for extraterrestrial life is in "listening mode."
Astronomers have obtained direct images of an exoplanet moving around a star 63 light-years from Earth.
A new analysis has NASA thinking differently about the ocean found beneath the icy crust of a Saturn moon.
Technically Incorrect: Funded by billionaire Yuri Milner, the project will be listening very hard for alien noises, with Hawking and other scientists in support.
By joining your machine to others around the world, you could help eradicate diseases or find alien life.