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Today's Google Doodle Is An Awesome Alien Point-And-Click Adventure

Is there life out there in the universe? 66 years ago today, mankind may or may not have been visited by extraterrestrials in a little town called Roswell. Google is marking the day with a fantastic point-and-click game in your browser.


Aliens' Xenomorph Queen Was Way Less Scary In Her Larval Form

There’s no denying that the Xenomorph queen is terrifying in Aliens, but she doesn’t seem quite has bad when her lifeless head is just sitting on a table, still being sculpted out of its earliest form. Still no looker, though.


A GIF Is Being Transmitted Into Space For The First Time

Humans haven’t even been off-planet for a century, and we’re already leaving rubbish everywhere. The moon. Mars. Our atmosphere. It’s gross. And it was honestly only a matter of time before a similar digital barrage began.


Does Alien Life Really Exist?

Many people believe that we’re not alone in the universe. But is that just wishful thinking or is there a reasonable scientific basis for such a view?


Watch Ridley Scott's Aliens Animated In Just 60 Seconds

Who has time to watch a whole movie anymore? It’s winter! So in the spirit of phoning in everything once the temperature drops below 15°C, here’s Ridley Scott’s Aliens in 60 seconds of adorable animation.


Only 'Stupid Aliens' Would Build Flying Saucers That Spin

A mainstay of classic science fiction is the flying saucer, the universal icon for extraterrestrial alien space vehicles. The problem is, no species capable of constructing ships to traverse the stars would ever go with a saucer design that involved spinning, as astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson explains here.


Monday Night Web Movie: HYBRIDS

Blue-blooded aliens are invading and a mother is drawn into the battle for the planet. Welcome to Monday Night Web Movie.


Why Have We Stopped Seeing UFOs In The Skies?

One late evening in 1981, lying sleepless in my student bedsit at the top of a house in Manchester, I became aware of a pattern of bright flashing lights on the wall. All I could see through the curtainless window on the opposite side of the room was a strip of rather cloudy night sky. The vivid flashing was coming from within, or perhaps behind, a bank of cloud. As I continued to watch, an object materialised from within the cloud, advancing until it stood in plain view in the night sky.


Scientists Claim Meteorite Fragments Contain Alien Biological Fossils

A paper came out of Cardiff University today claiming to have found algae fossils in samples of a meteorite that landed in Sri Lanka last December. At first glance, the claims are stunning: proof that life exists throughout the universe. But, sadly, the claims are also deeply flawed.


Did Russell Crowe Spot A UFO?

Actor, sports-fan and Oscar-winner, Russell Crowe has a long list of cinematic credits, and now you can add a guest spot on the real-life X-Files as one of them as the actor claims he has video evidence of a UFO flying over Sydney.