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All of Your Favorite '80s Movies Are Here in One Poster All of Your Favorite '80s Movies Are Here in One Poster

“Hey, remember the ’80s?” It was a great time for geek fandom, especially at the movies. Considering all of the incredible films that were made in that decade, it would be hard to name them all—so Scott Park drew them all instead.

Our Galaxy Might Be Teeming With Habitable Exomoons Our Galaxy Might Be Teeming With Habitable Exomoons

There are eight planets in our Solar System (sorry Pluto), but collectively, these planets host over 175 moons, one or two of which may even harbor life. Indeed, our galaxy, based on what we observe here, could be bursting with exomoons, a significant number of which may be capable of fostering life, according to new…

We Should Search for Aliens by Looking for Their Space Junk

SETI enthusiasts have devised all sorts of complicated ways for us to find signs of alien life, but a new paper suggests we may be overthinking it. Instead of looking for megastructures and spaceships, we should consider something a bit more obvious: alien satellites and space junk in orbit around distant exoplanets.

Occupation Looks Like All of Your Favorite Alien Invasion Action Movies Rolled Into One Occupation Looks Like All of Your Favorite Alien Invasion Action Movies Rolled Into One

What happens you blend Independence Day, War of the Worlds, Signs, Cloverfield, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, and District 9, along with a dash of first-person shooters and a sprinkle of Jango Fett? It’s called Occupation, and we’ve got your exclusive look at the new trailer.

Colony Finally Showed Us a Damn Alien, and It Was Good Colony Finally Showed Us a Damn Alien, and It Was Good

It took three seasons but we finally got it. A god dang alien on a show about aliens invading god dang earth. God dang this is great!

Intense Gravity of Super-Earths Could Trap Aliens on Their Home Planet Intense Gravity of Super-Earths Could Trap Aliens on Their Home Planet

Rocky worlds larger than Earth are commonplace in the galaxy, and a few of them may even be habitable. Which poses an interesting question: How difficult would it be for aliens living on these super-Earths to launch rockets into space, given the tremendous gravity? According to new research, it would be difficult to…

Canadian Scientists Discover Freakishly Salty Lakes Hidden Under Giant Glacier Canadian Scientists Discover Freakishly Salty Lakes Hidden Under Giant Glacier

Researchers working in the Canadian high north have discovered two super-salty lakes buried deep beneath the Arctic ice. Untouched for thousands of years, the subglacial lakes may provide a tantalizing glimpse into the kinds of alien life that might exist on Europa and Enceladus, two ice-covered moons in the far…

1967 UFO Encounter Immortalized as Trippy-Ass, Glow-in-the-Dark Coin by Canadian Mint 1967 UFO Encounter Immortalized as Trippy-Ass, Glow-in-the-Dark Coin by Canadian Mint

The Royal Canadian Mint has created a flashy, egg-shaped, glow-in-the-dark coin to commemorate one of Canada’s most famous UFO sightings.

Aliens' Original SFX Artists Helped Sideshow Create the Most Accurate Alien Queen Collectible Ever

The exposed skeletons and incredible detail helped make H. R. Giger’s design for the creatures in Alien unforgettably terrifying. James Cameron took things to the next level when he introduced the giant xenomorph queen in his 1986 sequel, Aliens, which is being flawlessly recreated as a new collectible maquette from…

How Scientists Could Use DNA Sequencing to Identify Alien Life How Scientists Could Use DNA Sequencing to Identify Alien Life

Here’s a riddle: If an alien life form is, well, alien, how will we know what it is? DNA and RNA are the building blocks of life on Earth, but the molecules of life might differ substantially on another planet. So if scientists combing, say, the potentially habitable waters of Jupiter’s moon Europa were to stumble…

'Alien' Mummy Found in Atacama Desert Is Actually a Tiny, Mutated Human 'Alien' Mummy Found in Atacama Desert Is Actually a Tiny, Mutated Human

Back in 2003, a strange skeleton was discovered in a deserted Chilean town in the Atacama Desert. Featuring an elongated skull, sunken eye sockets, and an impossibly tiny body, some suggested it was of extraterrestrial origin. An updated genetic analysis confirms the skeleton as being human—but with an unprecedented…

Oprah Winfrey and Reese Witherspoon Might Be Aliens Oprah Winfrey and Reese Witherspoon Might Be Aliens

Oprah Winfrey and Reese Witherspoon are starring alongside Mindy Kaling as reality-shifting superbeings in the upcoming Disney film A Wrinkle in Time—but based on this latest photo series for Vanity Fair, they might also be actual extraterrestrials.

If You Find Aliens, Who Do You Call? If You Find Aliens, Who Do You Call?

Let’s say your house is on fire, or overrun by a gang of psychotic raccoons. You don’t hesitate—you take out your phone, and you call the fire department, or animal control, and then firemen/raccoon-wranglers are promptly dispatched to your home. These are well-established protocols, essential to the maintenance of a…

Ridley Scott Thinks Alien Should Be as Big as Star Trek and Star Wars Ridley Scott Thinks Alien Should Be as Big as Star Trek and Star Wars

In the realm of science fiction, it’s hard to get bigger than Star Trek or Star Wars. Each has a long history in multiple mediums, massive fan bases, and are still going strong. It would be difficult for any franchise to match those levels of success, but Ridley Scott thinks Alien should have.

OK, Which of You Idiots Pranked Guillermo del Toro With a Crappy Homemade UFO? OK, Which of You Idiots Pranked Guillermo del Toro With a Crappy Homemade UFO?

Earlier this month, news broke that the Pentagon had secretly run a $22 million program to investigate unidentified flying objects—and obtained evidence including footage of Navy F/A-18 pilots chasing a strange craft off the coast of San Diego in 2004 and an alleged warehouse of mysterious “alloys.” To this list of…

White House Unsure Whether Our Big Credulous President Believes in UFOs, Will Check Though White House Unsure Whether Our Big Credulous President Believes in UFOs, Will Check Though

The White House isn’t sure whether President Donald Trump—a noted believer in every single conspiracy theory ever—has a firm stance on the existence of UFOs, despite recent revelations that the Pentagon secretively funded a $22 million program to investigate them from 2008 to 2012.

Uh, So the Pentagon Spent $22 Million on a Mysterious UFO Analysis Program Uh, So the Pentagon Spent $22 Million on a Mysterious UFO Analysis Program

The X-Files are real, y’all. No, seriously, here is some wild news for anyone who, like me, cried at the end of Arrival, or perhaps fears that one day aliens will roll on through planet Earth and absolutely wreck our shit.

A Stranger Things Fan Favorite Stars in This Dreamy Short About Family Drama and Aliens A Stranger Things Fan Favorite Stars in This Dreamy Short About Family Drama and Aliens

As her parents bitterly argue over how to care for her aging grandmother, a young girl—played by Priah Ferguson, a.k.a. Lucas’ sassy little sister on Stranger Things 2—drifts deeper into her dreamworld, and her increasing fears that aliens will soon bring about the end of the world.

The 7 All-Time Worst Dudes in Outer Space The 7 All-Time Worst Dudes in Outer Space

Between the alien monsters, the crazed androids, and the malfunctioning ships, space is already totally scary before you start factoring in humans and all their potential awfulness. And yet, there’s something about space that seems to attract a lot of assholes. Case in point: All seven of these guys.

Was It a Good Idea to Beam Our Best Techno to an Alien World? Was It a Good Idea to Beam Our Best Techno to an Alien World?

In the year 2030, a powerful radio transmission originating from Earth will arrive at a potentially habitable exoplanet located approximately 12.4 light years away. Should any alien intelligence be there to receive it, they’re in for quite a treat: This binary stream of data contains short musical clips from some of…

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