Where In the Universe Is Luke Skywalker in Star Wars: Episode VII?

We've got another confirmed actor in Star Wars and some conflicting rumors about the timeline. See the new Batmobile in action. Alec Baldwin and Danny Glover team up for a new thriller. Plus tons of hints for Once Upon a Time, Agents of SHIELD, Doctor Who, Arrow and more. Spoilers ahead... » 9/15/14 6:00am 9/15/14 6:00am

Which Underdog Movie Could Be This Summer's Sleeper Hit?

Every summer, there's at least one smaller movie that breaks out of the pack. A film that's not based on a huge comic book or toy franchise, with a budget under $100 million. Even though summer is supposed to belong to the big superhero and toy movies, there's always at least one upstart that surprises everybody. A … » 5/04/12 1:40pm 5/04/12 1:40pm

33 Science Fiction and Fantasy Movies that Could Rock Your Summer

This year's summer movies just won't let up. There's Joss Whedon's Avengers, Chris Nolan's third Batman film, and Ridley Scott's long-awaited return to space horror. Plus maybe a dozen other movies that look like they could be totally fantastic. Here's our complete list of 32 movies coming out between now and… » 4/23/12 2:13pm 4/23/12 2:13pm

Sugar Molecule Could Point the Way to Alien Life

Astronomers have made a sweet discovery in their search for life on other planets. A team at University College London has detected a sugar molecule that has long been associated with the origin of life in a potentially-habitable region of the galaxy. This could increase our chances of finding distant planets with… » 11/26/08 12:00pm 11/26/08 12:00pm

Obama Isn’t the Only Candidate with Alien Ties

This week, we learned the shocking truth about Barack Obama: that he is the last son of Krypton, sent by Jor-El to save the people of Earth. While it’s unusual for a presidential candidate to claim an alien planet as their place of birth (after all, it might disqualify them from the race), Obama certainly wouldn’t be… » 10/18/08 1:00pm 10/18/08 1:00pm

Declassified Government Documents Reveal the Truth About UFOs

As any viewer of Fringe » 10/14/08 8:40am 10/14/08 8:40am or will tell you, the governments of the world know more about UFOs and alien life than they’re letting on. The party line may be that UFO sightings are mere misunderstandings and close encounters a fantasy, but not every government official agrees. We’ve rifled through tons of declassified…

Bebo Sends Friend Request to Alien Planet

Social networking has gone interstellar. Yesterday, friend-connecting network Bebo beamed a message at Gliese 581c, a terrestrial “super-Earth” that might be capable of supporting life. But is this really a viable effort to make alien contact, or merely an instance of extrasolar spam?Bebo sponsored a competition to… » 10/10/08 12:00pm 10/10/08 12:00pm

What's the Real Explanation for the Roswell Incident?

It's been over 50 years since something many called a UFO landed near a military base in Roswell, New Mexico, and the mysterious incident continues to capture our imagination. Although some people still aren't sure exactly what landed in Roswell, science fiction knows the extraterrestrial truth. In scifi, the crash… » 9/18/08 12:00pm 9/18/08 12:00pm

'Galactic Internet' Could Broadcast Alien Signals

Click to view » 9/10/08 12:00pm 9/10/08 12:00pmIf we received a message from an extraterrestrial civilization, would we necessarily realize it? SETI has long scanned the skies for evidence of alien transmissions, while others have proposed a hunt for physical artifacts sent by our distant neighbors. But neutrino physicists at the University of Hawaii…