Aliens

Scientists Claim They Found Signs of Life on Venus

Scientists Claim They Found Signs of Life on Venus

At this point in human history, the appeal of finding a new habitable planet is greater than ever. Unfortunately, Venus ain’t it. At least not for us puny carbon-based lifeforms. However, scientists claim that they detected a potential sign of life on the second rock from the sun. What Would …

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Lyfe on Mars? Scientists Redefine Extraterrestrial Life

Lyfe on Mars? Scientists Redefine Extraterrestrial Life

What does “life” mean to you? As we previously explored on Lurking Beyond, alien life might not look like anything we can recognize. Rather than the humanoid aliens offered by popular sci-fi imaginings, alien life could be deeply strange and unfamiliar. A New Form of Lyfe Researchers Stuart Bartlett and …

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Elon Musk Claims Aliens Built the Pyramids

Elon Musk Claims Aliens Built the Pyramids

Do you think Elon Musk is a Lurking Beyond fan? We just wrote about alien conspiracy theories, and then the Tesla and SpaceX CEO went and tweeted that aliens built the pyramids. Late-Night Tweet Sparks International Incident If anybody has inside info on extraterrestrial life, you’d think it would be …

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5 Weirdly Popular Alien Conspiracy Theories

5 Weirdly Popular Alien Conspiracy Theories

Conspiracy theorists enjoyed a huge victory earlier this year when the Pentagon confirmed that yes, that footage of UFOs we all saw on YouTube is real. But does that mean all our theories are right? Here are some of the weirdest, wildest conspiracies about extraterrestrials that just won’t give up. …

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Will Aliens Look Like Us?

Will Aliens Look Like Us?

There are two camps when it comes to imagining what aliens would look like. There are the people who think that aliens will be fundamentally humanoid, and then there are those who believe that life will have evolved very, very differently on other planets. The Panspermia Theory “I’m of the …

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