Mar 30, 2011
"If advanced civilisations have mined their asteroid belts, we should be able to see the evidence, argue astronomers"
Feb 11, 2011
"Before trying to contact aliens, maybe we should test the messages on ourselves. In a new paper in the journal Space Policy, three alien hunters suggest designing a standard protocol for writing intelligible letters to extraterrestrials, and building a website where teams can decode candidate messages to ensure they make sense."
Jan 15, 2011
"Dr. Shostak speaks about many various issues related to alien civilizations, such as the different search strategies being tried, whether we're endangering ourselves by attempting to communicate, and whether they're likely to exist in the first place."
Nov 22, 2010
"For fifty years astronomers have been searching for signals from alien civilizations, without success; is it time to give up? Andre Bormanis reviews a book by a leading SETI researcher that could convince the skeptical that the search is worth the effort."
Nov 11, 2010
"In a gigantic cosmic redial experiment, astronomers in a dozen countries will point telescopes at some of the stars that were part of the world's first search for alien life 50 years ago."