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Among eight new Kepler planets found are the two most Earth-like to date, with possible conditions for the propagation of life.
NASA has also released a brand-new video that describes why the icy moon's vast sea might just be the perfect place to find life beyond Earth.
In northern California, the SETI Institute has to shut down its systems because of wildfires near its telescope array.
Who better to deliver your greetings from space than Hello Kitty? The adorable cat happens to be on board a satellite and has been sending messages back to Earth.
Anomaly no more? Radio observatories in Australia and Puerto Rico have both now picked up brief bursts of radio waves from beyond our galaxy.
Speaking to Congress, two astronomers from SETI describe the chances of finding aliens as almost 100 percent.
Astronomers have long searched for life on other planets. But what happens when we find it? This e-book lays the groundwork.
A neuro-psychologist insists humans are so ignorant about the cosmos that any encounter with aliens would be a disaster.
Kepler-186f orbits an M dwarf star in the constellation Cygnus. More importantly, it's the first confirmed Earth-size, potentially habitable planet elsewhere in the universe.
Moments after exploding with the energy of an atomic bomb in the skies over the city of Chelyabinsk, the space rock quietly let itself into a lake outside of town, not far from the watchful eye of a security camera.