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Oumuamua: first alien solar-sail probe to visit the Solar System? (science video)

January 20, 2021 | By | Reply More
Oumuamua: first alien solar-sail probe to visit the Solar System? (science video)

Avi Loeb, the Frank B. Baird, Jr., Professor of Science and astrophysicist at Harvard University, explains why in his new book, Extraterrestrial: The First Sign of Intelligent Life Beyond Earth, he examines the evidence that our first interstellar visitor to be spotted in our solar system, Oumuamua, might be the first sign of intelligent life […]

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Avi Loeb, Harvard Professor of Astrophysics, on why the Oumuamua visitor was an alien light-sail craft (video).

January 14, 2021 | By | Reply More
Avi Loeb, Harvard Professor of Astrophysics, on why the Oumuamua visitor was an alien light-sail craft (video).

Avi Loeb, Harvard Professor of Astrophysics, on why the Oumuamua visitor was more likely than not to have been a light-sail powered piece of alien tech – either a probe, or just a relay in a comms network – as well as why humanity and Earth really aren’t special; why our Sun is a relative […]

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Aliens that horrify (science video).

October 29, 2020 | By | Reply More
Aliens that horrify (science video).

It’s Halloween time, wa-ha-ha, so what could be better than a half-hour sit-down as we consider a variety of the scariest and most horrifyingly alien aliens from the worlds of literature and film. I’m scared, Chuck, hold me tight!

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Soviet Union blundered into underwater alien UFO base: divers died (video).

October 21, 2020 | By | Reply More
Soviet Union blundered into underwater alien UFO base: divers died (video).

Declassified military files released from the USSR after its fall detail one of the oddest – and nastiest – UFO encounters of all time. In 1982, far under the waters of Lake Baikal, seven Russian divers were exploring the world’s deepest freshwater lake on a research mission. But deep underwater they ran into a squad […]

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Aliens In Isolation: an article by: GF Willmetts (article).

August 30, 2020 | By | Reply More
Aliens In Isolation: an article by: GF Willmetts (article).

Ever since the finale of the 1953 film version of HG Wells’ ‘War Of The Worlds’, aliens on Earth could fall foul to the simplest Earth infections. Saying that, no author as far as I can recall has gone that way again lest they draw comparison to Wells’ Martians, even as we know there is […]

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Aliens: gods or invaders? (science documentary: video).

August 4, 2020 | By | Reply More
Aliens: gods or invaders? (science documentary: video).

This science panel asks are we alone in this vast universe? Some think that’s highly unlikely. With new technologies joining the search, NASA estimates we’ll find definitive evidence of aliens within 20 to 30 years. Which raises the vital question: And then what? Will the news inspire jubilation, despair, or fear? Will aliens be seen […]

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Neill Blomkamp’s Aliens movie sequel – the best Alien movie (n)ever made? (video).

May 26, 2020 | By | Reply More
Neill Blomkamp’s Aliens movie sequel – the best Alien movie (n)ever made? (video).

Alex Beck sits down in this hour long documentary to explore Neill Blomkamp’s Aliens film sequel – possibly the best Alien movie (n)ever made? It would have been the 5th Alien-franchise flick, and aimed to re-unite Michael Biehn and Sigourney Weaver as Hicks and Ripley. Alex examines why, between 2015 – 2017, the project so […]

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Prometheus Alien movie: WTF really happened? (video).

March 31, 2020 | By | Reply More
Prometheus Alien movie: WTF really happened? (video).

Our canny reader Kroft has been combing his way through the very rare 150-page script written by Damon Lindelof for the Alien franchise movie, Prometheus, which was later removed from the 20th Century Fox web site by the direct orders of Ridley Scott. Luckily for us, the script reveals many of the missing background details […]

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Warp Drive and Aliens: what’s up with that? (science lecture video).

February 15, 2020 | By | Reply More
Warp Drive and Aliens: what’s up with that? (science lecture video).

Brilliant astronomer Bryan Gaensler (who works at the Dunlap Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics, at the University of Toronto) visits the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics to lay out humanity’s latest thinking on interstellar travel and the search for alien life – including why he believes the frontiers of current research may be more exciting […]

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Aliens (1986) : another look by: GF Willmetts (small article).

March 28, 2016 | By | Reply More
Aliens (1986) :  another look by: GF Willmetts (small article).

Watching ‘Aliens’ (1986) again, there are some interesting dilemmas to ponder on. Sorry if this piece is a little more scattered than I normally write but as all of us here are pretty familiar with the film, I’m jumping to the chase. The flight from Earth to LV-426 has always bothered me. Sending a message […]

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