extraterrestrial

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

Futurism Staff3 years ago
How Apollo 13 Avoided Disaster
Are you superstitious? Would you fly on ship number 13? Jim Lovell, Fred Haise, and Ken Mattingly didn't think the number 13 would be unlucky for them. They had trained for many months to fly the thir...
Futurism Staff3 years ago
Life on Jupiter
Most people can swim. Even I can, though someone once said unkindly that I give a spirited impression of a baby seal with training flippers. Most animals can also swim, at least passably. And we know ...
Futurism Staff3 years ago
Everything You Need to Know About Saturn's Rings
The pioneer of astronomy Galileo first spotted Saturn's rings in 1610—and for the next 370 years, astronomers believed Saturn was the only ringed planet in our solar system. In the years of exploratio...
Futurism Staff3 years ago
Betty Hill Abduction
Among the most influential and widely known UFO incidents is the story of Barney and Betty Hill, a middle-aged New Hampshire couple who in 1961 were returning from vacation. Driving late at night thro...
James Oberg3 years ago
How Can Venus Be a UFO?
A celebrated UFO report, widely publicized in the 1970s, is Jimmy Carter's sighting in Georgia, before he was governor. Hundreds of UFO writers and lecturers refer glowingly to the "Jimmy Carter UFO,"...
John Foley3 years ago
Examining the Fermi Paradox
The Fermi Paradox is the apparent contradiction between the high probability of other lifeforms in the universe and humanity's lack of contact with extraterrestrial civilizations. For every grain of s...
George Gott4 years ago
UFO Sightings Declassified by CIA
“We’ll know our disinformation program is complete when everything the American public believes is false.” William Casey CIA Director 1981 UFOs have baffled and fascinated people for decades. The CIA ...
Futurism Staff4 years ago
They're Made Out of Meat
"They're Made Out of Meat," by Terry Bisson, is one of the most influential stories in science fiction, and is regularly discussed in college classes about cognitive science, cosmology, and philosophy...
Futurism Staff4 years ago
Space Conspiracy Theories
Everything you know about space is a lie. We’ve never been to the moon, Pluto is a hologram, and Obama visited Mars twice. Conspiracy theorists believe all of this and so much more. NASA is one of the...
Futurism Staff4 years ago
Best Alien Invasion Movies
American fears of the cold war with the USSR in the middle of the 20th century manifested themselves in stories of alien invasions. The movie aliens themselves often took the forms of outright green b...
Futurism Staff5 years ago
Claire Evans on Sci-Fi, Aliens & Music
In light of all of this cross-pollination, musical/science fiction I thought that I would talk to you about the relationship between science fiction, music – music and the future. When the alien ships...