How Likely Are Intelligent Aliens?

As the COVID19 pandemic surges into the summer months with no end in sight, it’s sometimes nice to forget about the virus completely and ponder other subjects, like the possible existence of intelligent alien life forms in our galaxy. As both a scientist and a long-time science fiction fan, I’ve often wondered about sentient alien […]

Is There Life On Mars?

The Red Planet has fascinated almost anyone who’s ever scanned the nighttime sky and wondered about the universe beyond our tiny planet. Science fiction has long proposed advanced civilizations on this planet from H. G. Well’s “The War of the Worlds” (1897) through Edgar Rice Burroughs’ Barsoom series (1912-1941) to classic golden age syfy such […]