extraterrestrial

Speculation, theory, UFOs and Aliens. Are we alone in this universe or is there life outside Earth?

Sarah Quinn2 years ago
Sci-Fi's Obsession with Ancient Egypt
At first it sounds contradictory; isn’t science fiction all about what the future holds? But in looking back to a time before toothbrushes and iPads and breakfast cereal, you can get really philosophi...
DS Peters2 years ago
Zero Tolerance
‘So this is how it ends,’ he thought as two large soldiers lifted him from behind and pushed him against the door of the transport ship. ‘How did it come to this? And so quickly?’ “Remember to turn of...
Izzy Erlich2 years ago
Top UFO Hoaxes in History
We've all seen the images, and admit it or not, somewhere deep inside of you, you've wondered whether the footage you're looking at is real (at last) or if not, at least another one of the top UFO hoa...
Benjamin Wareing2 years ago
The Day of the Cosmonauts
The violent, dull buzz of static flood through the room, waking me up sharply. It was much alike to a lost television station or a forgotten radio frequency, but all the more harrowing. It was fragmen...
Explorer Investigates Alien Worlds
It watched him as his craft entered the atmosphere. Still ten kilometers above the sky, the ship came into view with momentum, disappearing just over the mountain that couldn’t have been more than thr...
Steve Benton2 years ago
Colorful
"Terry! We'll be late if you don't hurry!" "Calm yourself, Bobby. The event doesn't start for another hour, and the pods will get us there in minutes." Terry Livingston was more excited than she appea...
Jack Womack2 years ago
When Saucers First Flew
Ray Palmer was the father of a sizable, and still-growing, chuck of Western pop culture. One of the first generation of science fiction editors (Amazing Stories), he discovered and first published wri...
All Advanced Aliens Are in Happiness Boxes
POSTULATE: A sentient is his brain, and his brain only. When the sentient’s brain dies, the sentient dies too. The sentient stops perceiving the Universe, and the Universe stops perceiving the sentien...
Futurism Staff2 years ago
Coolest Star Wars Aliens
That galaxy far, far away wouldn’t be quite as special without the coolest Star Wars aliens we all know and love. Some of these aliens make a huge difference in Star Wars canon, affecting generations ...
Octopus Facts
Researchers at the University of Chicago and a group at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology in Japan combined forces in the Octopus Genome Project. This huge undertaking maps out the entir...
Thinking About Infinity
The following article was originally published on The Free Advice Man's website here. In 1982, in my eighteenth year, I found myself walking into this bookstore, "East West Books," on 5th Avenue, a co...
Futurism Staff2 years ago
Hercules Constellation History
Not only has the story of Hercules painted imaginations worldwide for centuries, but Hercules has also found his place among the starry night. Hercules constellation history is important in order to u...
Futurism Staff2 years ago
Jupiter the Red Giant
Jupiter, the king of the planets, is aptly named for the king of the gods. A brilliant, white wanderer through the skies, Jupiter has been praised with countless superlatives since ancient times. The ...
Futurism Staff2 years ago
Star Cluster Science
Тhe star clusters must be regions of incredible beauty. Imagine living on a planet inside a star cluster. Your night sky would be densely spangled with bright points of light. Glowing bands of cosmic ...
Futurism Staff2 years ago
Finding Scorpius Constellation
Scorpius' claim to fame lies in its poisonous sting. The great hunter Orion boasted that he could wipe out all the creatures of the Earth. Gaia, the goddess of the Earth, realized how lonely our plane...
Futurism Staff2 years ago
Jacques Vallee Interview
"When I was beginning my career in science," recalls Dr. Jacques Vallee, "the main argument against UFOs was that astronomers never saw them. I found that argument convincing." Then, in 1961, he and o...
Futurism Staff2 years ago
Origin of the Moon
Beautiful, vast, mysterious, and unexplored. From the planets in our own solar system to those in the other 500 solar systems, there are endless possibilities to what is beyond our terrestrial existen...
Futurism Staff2 years ago
Top UFO Hotspots
"Unknown objects are operating under intelligent control. It is imperative that we learn where UFOs come from and what their purpose is." —Admiral Roscoe H. Hillenkoetter, CIA Director 1947-1950 While...