A federal program for investigating UFOs was purportedly discontinued in 2012, but the Pentagon's search for UFOs never stopped. Its findings may soon be released to the public.
Aliens can refer to everything from little green men in the sci-fi realm to microscopic life forms beyond Earth. For all these possibilities, Live Science has you covered. We break down the latest discoveries that hint at life on other planets and the state of scientific searches for such extraterrestrial life. Sometimes, we may dissect a "little green man" sighting as well.
Ex-military investigators seek answers about where UFOs come from and what their intentions might be, in a History Channel documentary series.
A strange balloon-shaped 'UFO' appeared and disappeared over the city of Sendai, Japan on Wednesday (June 17).
A new calculation posits that there are 36 intelligent alien civilizations sharing the Milky Way with humanity today, but it relies on some big assumptions.
Researchers using China's huge new FAST radio telescope are piecing together a technological strategy to carry out a major and sweeping search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI).
The U.K.'s Ministry of Defense announced that it will soon release formerly classified government files about UFO encounters.
Anthropologist reveals a potentially big flaw in the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI).
The great distances covered by visiting "aliens" may be ones of time rather than space, a recent book argues.
The US Navy confirmed they have secret, classified documents regarding a 2004 UFO encounter, but releasing them could 'gravely damage' national security.
A private UFO enthusiast has donated his collection of 30,000 documents to the University of Manitoba in Canada. The truth is in there.
Is 2020 the celestial payoff year, in which astronomers finally confirm a "technosignature" coming from an advanced alien civilization?
A professor suggests there are insects on Mars, but this questionable claim could hurt the search for life, experts say.
Humans have questions about alien life. But those beings, if they exist, likely have some questions of their own about humans, queries we may want to answer before we find any life beyond Earth.
How long until we find evidence of life beyond Earth? If a panel of experts is on track with their estimates, it may be sooner than you think.