Why Is Everybody So Interested in UFOs Now?

And how scientists are taking them more seriously.

Classic black and white photo of a flying saucer over the ocean. Source: Rudy Matchinga, via Storyblocks.

The prospect of alien life has always intrigued humankind. Though once considered outside the realms of mainstream science, studying the prospects of alien life has matured into a formal scientific endeavor. Astrobiology classes are offered in universities throughout the world, including Harvard and MIT.



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Jimmy Ng, Ph. D

I write about science, technology, and science fiction; 3x top writer (science, space, future); semiconductor engineer by day