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Could invisible aliens really exist among us? An astrobiologist explains

Jan 18, 2020 - 9:00 AM

When we think about aliens, we often picture a humanoid creature. But the intelligent life we are searching for doesn’t have to be humanoid.

ALIENS ON EARTH? They probably won’t look anything like this. Martina Badini/Shutterstock

Alien life is out there, but our theories are probably steering us away from it

Jan 04, 2020 - 9:00 AM

What we notice depends, quite heavily sometimes, on our theories, concepts, background beliefs, and prior expectations

Scientists push back against Harvard 'alien spacecraft' theory

Nov 07, 2018 - 1:04 PM

'It is impossible to guess the purpose behind Oumuamua without more data,' Avi Loeb, chairman of Harvard's astronomy department, is quoted as saying.

 MYSTERIOUS VISITOR. The first confirmed object from interstellar space is a rocky, cigar-shaped object with a reddish hue. The asteroid 'Oumuamua is up to a quarter mile (400 meters) long, and 10 times as long as it is wide. Image courtesy of NASA

The ‘Aliens’ meme guy is returning to Manila for HISTORY CON 2018

Jul 05, 2018 - 12:35 PM

Giorgio Tsoukalos will be back in town to talk about what else? Aliens

ANCIENT ALIENS. Giorgio Tsoukalos returns to Manila. Screenshot from

U.S. Defense Department admits funding secret UFO-hunting program

Dec 18, 2017 - 6:18 PM

A New York Times reports says the so-called Advanced Aviation Threat Identification Program operated from 2007 to 2012 and had $22 million a year budget

5 film franchise 'Alien' terlaris

May 19, 2017 - 7:23 PM

Alient: Covenant sudah tayang di bioskop Indonesia pekan ini Tapi film Alien mana yang sukses meraup pendapatan tertinggi?

'Prometheus' jadi film dari franchise 'Alien' paling laris saat ini. Foto dari screen capture akun YouTube AMC Theatre.

'Alien: Covenant' review: More than just shock and gore

May 14, 2017 - 8:00 PM

This latest installment sees the series evolving into something more mature than it already is

Berita selebriti hari ini: Kamis, 2 Maret 2017

Mar 02, 2017 - 10:09 AM

Rangkuman berita seputar selebriti dan dunia hiburan yang tidak boleh Anda lewatkan

British actor John Hurt dies

Jan 28, 2017 - 1:04 PM

UPDATED John Hurt dies after battling pancreatic cancer

WATCH: First trailer for 'Alien: Covenant'

Dec 25, 2016 - 11:17 PM

Ridley Scott s Alien: Covenant is the sequel to Prometheus

'COVENANT.' Michael Fassbender stars in 'Alien: Covenant.' Screengrab from YouTube/20th Century Fox

The Year In Tech: The Filipino-made games you should check out

Dec 11, 2016 - 4:40 PM

From survival horror steeped in Filipino folklore to a politics simulator the Filipino game development scene showed a lot of promise in 2016

WATCH: Fan proposes to girlfriend at 'Aliens' Comic-Con panel

Jul 24, 2016 - 11:02 AM

A man proposes to his girlfriend in the middle of the Aliens panel at SDCC

'ALIEN.' Characters Ripley and Hicks share a smile in the sequel to the 1979 film 'Alien.' At a panel at SDCC 2016, a man proposed to his girlfriend while filmmaker James Cameron and Hollywood star Sigourney Weaver reminisced about the past movies. Screengrab from Facebook/alienanthology

New 'Thor' and 'Alien' movies to be shot in Australia

Oct 22, 2015 - 11:42 PM

Marvel s Ragnarok and Ridley Scott s new Alien film will be shot in Australia in 2016

FILMING IN AUSTRALIA. The Australian government says that 'Thor: Ragnarok' and 'Alien' will be shot in Australia. The photo above shows Chris Hemsworth as Thor in 'Avengers: Age of Ultron,' and Michael Fassbender as David, an android in 'Prometheus.' Photo of Chris Hemsworth courtesy of Disney. Screengrab of Michael Fassbender from Facebook/PrometheusMovies

BI alien registration project deadline: September 30

Sep 29, 2015 - 2:21 PM

Most of the foreign nationals who availed themselves of the program were victimized by fixers and have families in the Philippines

Filipino immigration officials examine the passports of arriving passengers at the NAIA Terminal 1, 06 May 2009. Dennis Sabangan/EPA

Stricter rule for foreigners seeking work permit in PH – DOLE

Sep 14, 2015 - 8:12 PM

The labor department will conduct a stricter labor market test to determine if no locals are able and willing to do the job allotted to foreigner applicants

JOBS FAIR. Applicants find jobs that match their skills. Photo by Roy Lagarde/Rappler

SHORT FILM: Closer Apart

Aug 01, 2015 - 3:00 PM

How can family members turn into strangers?

Indonesia wRap: 22 Juli 2015

Jul 21, 2015 - 8:55 PM

Cerita tentang mafia bola bukanlah fiksi Seorang WNI dihukum 30 bulan penjara karena berupaya mengatur skor pertandingan sepak bola saat SEA Games di Singapura

Ilmuwan Inggris Stephen Hawking berbicara dalam konferensi pers di London, 20 Juli 2015. Foto oleh Andy Rain/EPA

Stephen Hawking luncurkan pencarian alien terbesar

Jul 21, 2015 - 6:27 PM

Pengusaha Rusi Yuri Milner yang membiayai proyek Breakthrough Listen berkata pencarian ini akan menjadi yang terbesar untuk menemukan tanda tanda kehidupan di luar angkasa

BREAKTHROUGH. British scientist Stephen Hawking speaks during a press conference in London, Britain, July 20, 2015. Andy Rain/EPA

PH liberal party, Competition Act, alien life | 6PM wRap

Jul 21, 2015 - 6:13 PM

Watch the 6PM edition of Rappler s newscast The wRap

The new Phantom 3, Google on spoilers, Apple Watch | SciTech4u

Apr 14, 2015 - 3:00 PM

A fully loaded drone Google s move on spoilers the Apple Watch and more in this week s episode

WATCH: In 'Chappie,' Hugh Jackman is an intense villain with a mullet

Mar 03, 2015 - 12:03 PM

Rappler talks to Hugh about his Chappie co stars improvised scenes and his next big movie musical

WATCH: Which scary movie terrified 'Chappie' star Dev Patel?

Mar 03, 2015 - 12:03 PM

I couldn t sleep for a month says Dev who also talks to Rappler about his role in Chappie and working with Hugh Jackman and Sigourney Weaver

WATCH: Sigourney Weaver's advice for newbies

Mar 03, 2015 - 12:03 PM

Plus Chappie director Neill Blomkamp talks to Rappler about working with Sigourney and the new Alien

Alien: Isolation review – Scream, Ripley, scream!

Dec 14, 2014 - 5:10 PM

Karl de Mesa dissects the survival horror game Alien: Isolation and gives some recommendations for who can take the pressure of avoiding Xenomorph slaughter

ALIEN: ISOLATION. Screen shot form YouTube.

Too much or pretty cool? 4 scary Halloween pranks

Oct 31, 2014 - 9:53 PM

An alien invasion a devil s daughter and killer clown test your courage

Laude fiance Sueselbeck to leave PH on November 1

Oct 31, 2014 - 1:25 PM

The Philippine military which has decided not to file criminal charges against Marc Sueselbeck for assaulting a Filipino soldier calls this is a win win situation

BLACKLISTED. A file photo of Marc Sueselbeck. Photo by Jedwin M. Llobrera

US Marine, Laude's boyfriend now 'undesirable aliens'

Oct 26, 2014 - 5:14 PM

The Bureau of Immigration files charges against the two

Undocumented Filipino teachers in US asked to come forward

Oct 23, 2014 - 4:06 PM

The Philippine embassy in the US vows to pin down an illegal recruiter who had victimized 1 000 Filipino teachers from 2003 to 2007

Harrison Ford back to star wars with 'Ender's Game'

Nov 01, 2013 - 7:32 PM

Ford trains children and teenagers how to protect the Earth from an alien invasion in Ender s Game

SPACE MAN. Ford has played pivotal roles in 'Star Wars' and 'Cowboys and Aliens'

Women and art: You Have Every Right

Mar 06, 2013 - 6:21 PM

This latest exhibit at the Ateneo Art Gallery brings together a diverse and compelling blend of women voices

A REMINDER. Today, women do more; yet they still need to be reminded of their right to be heard. All photos by Nikka Santos

Pooled Reviews: Prometheus

Jun 09, 2012 - 5:30 PM

Rappler gives you reviews from different personalities and perspectives of the movie Prometheus

[Movies] 'Prometheus' is imperfect yet compelling

Jun 07, 2012 - 9:21 PM

The latest from director Ridley Scott is a fascinating if not fantastic cinematic artifact

SPACE EXPLORERS. Michael Fassbender, Noomi Rapace, Logan Marshall Green, Kate Dickie, Sean Harris are all suited up. All movie stills from 20th Century Fox Film Corporation

Spiritual realm meets showbiz in Hollywood

May 31, 2012 - 1:07 PM

In Hollywood where dreams are made the spiritual realm meets showbusiness