Tag Archives: aliens

Alien Telescope Array is shut down.

4 May

April 27, 2011 was a sad day — a day when, for lack of a paltry $5 million, SETI ceased its search for extraterrestrial life.

“There is a huge irony,” said SETI Director Jill Tarter, “that a time when we discover so many planets to look at, we don’t have the operating funds to listen.”

The full story is here.

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Are you dating an alien?

2 May

You may be dating an alien and not even know it. Here are some sure-fire signs that your lover is not from this world.

Of course, aliens may not be your type. How about dating a Chupacabra?

Top Ten Reasons Dating a Vampire Sucks

Nine Signs You’re Dating a Werewolf

On the other hand, dating a mermaid might work out okay, according to Beach Blanket Bingo. Click the pic for video.

UN Ambassador to Aliens a Myth…or is it?

8 Oct

When The Sunday Times announced that the UN had designated astrophysicist Mazlan Othman as Earth’s official ambassador to aliens, we at Tripping Magazine thought, “Finally! What were we going to do when they showed up and there was no official greeter? Send them to Walmart?”

Now both the UN and Ms. Othman deny that she works with outer-space visitors in any official capacity, which puts us back to square one. The Economist reports on the trajectory of this story.

Bonus article: Stephen Hawking believes in aliens, and thinks we should hide under the bed. (And who says chimps don’t understand quantam theory? Has anyone asked?)

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