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The SETI Institute’s Jill Tarter talks about her career searching for intelligent life beyond Earth.
Planet hunters say they've identified the first planet orbiting a distant star with conditions right to sustain liquid water and, perhaps, life.
SETIcon celebrates all things extraterrestrial this weekend.
Funding cutbacks have forced the hibernation of the Allen Telescope Array--that's the series of dishes used to search for radio signals from alien life.
Astronomer Steven Vogt discusses a new discovery of a potentially habitable exoplanet.
Ira Flatow and guests share science funnies and discover an element of humor (pu...
Researchers have tickled gorillas, bonobos, chimps and humans in an effort to un...
Do 'science' and 'comedy' go together?
Can hearty laughter have some of the same physiological effects as exercise?
Smile, smile, smile. Happiness may be catching.
Author Scott Weems lets us in on the jokes and uncovers the science of humor.