Here’s How Astronomers Are Looking for Alien Life Beyond Earth

A radio telescope listening for alien messages.

The earliest written record presenting the idea of 'aliens' is seen in the satiric work of Assyrian writer Lucian of Samosata dated to A.D. 200. (Image: 12222786 via Pixabay)

There Could Be Alien Life on Mars, but Will Our Rovers Be Able to Find It?

A Mars rover.

Scientists think Mars rovers may have some blind spots when it comes to finding signs of life. (Image: via NASA)

Planets of a Binary Star as Possible Homes for Alien Life

The ALMA telescope array at night with a full moon.

The ALMA telescope array in Chile. (Image: S. Guisard via ESO)