Alien Life


Is Anyone Out There?

Many have been taught that life arose on this planet spontaneously and evolved into complex organisms. If it happened here, they believe, surely it could happen elsewhere in the universe. Some believe that these space beings (aliens) hold the key to health and eternal life.

Finding Water on Mars—Key to Alien Life?

Evidence of water is almost always interpreted with enthusiasm by those who believe that a little water, the right organic compounds, and an awful lot of time are together sufficient for life to appear. The journal Astrobiology reminds scientists that the presence of water, even if it’s in liquid form, isn’t enough for life to survive.

What Does the Bible Say About Aliens?

Many Christians have bought into the idea of extraterrestrial alien life. But is this idea really biblical? The Christian should constantly examine ideas in light of Scripture.

Has an Alien Skull Been Found?

“Starchild” is the name given to a misshapen skull claimed by some to be an alien-human hybrid. However, the skull abnormalities, while not fitting any particular “named” syndrome, are all consistent with the sorts of abnormalities seen in human children with genetic problems.

Articles About Alien Life

  • Is Anyone out There?

    Among the innumerable galaxies of our universe are various planets, some similar in shape and size to Earth. Could some of these distant planets harbor life?

  • July 29, 2014

    Many media outlets are guilty of spreading outright lies for the sake of maligning those of us who stand for God’s Word beginning in Genesis.

  • Magazine Department Article
    Alien Thinking
    Oct. 1, 2013 from Answers Magazine

    Both the X-rays and simple visual examination of Ata, however, are consistent with a miscarried human baby.

  • DNA Confirms Tiny Body from Atacama Desert as Human
    April 27, 2013 from News to Know

    DNA confirms tiny body from Atacama Desert belonged to a human.

  • Feedback Article
    Starchild—Alien-human Hybrid?
    June 29, 2012 from Feedback

    In response to a question on Ken Ham’s Facebook page, we decided to review the history and claims regarding Starchild, the misshapen skull claimed by some to be an alien-human hybrid.

  • March 4, 2012 from Answers Magazine

    Why do we even bother seeking out alien life?

  • Did God’s Plan Include Life On Other Planets?
    Oct. 8, 2011 from News to Know

    Did E. T. sin, and, if so, did Jesus die to save him/it?

  • Life as an Outcast
    Feb. 19, 2011 from News to Know

    Just a few weeks ago we reported that the continued search for habitable extrasolar planets has revealed just how special Earth is. So if aliens aren’t on planets orbiting other stars, where else could they be?

  • Magazine Department Article
    Don’t Alienate the Aliens
    Dec. 22, 2010 from Answers Magazine

    The UK’s Daily Mail now reports that another Vatican astronomer also says he would be happy to baptize an alien.

  • Aliens in Other Universes
    Dec. 18, 2010

    So what if we can’t find alien life in our own universe? Maybe aliens exist in the next universe over.

  • Earth Alien Discovery Under Attack
    Dec. 11, 2010

    Last week we reported on hot news that “alien” life had been discovered—albeit aliens from earth. But since then the widely reported research has come under attack.

  • Daily Growth in Evidence for Extraterrestrial Life?
    Dec. 11, 2010

    Is the evidence for extraterrestrial life “mounting daily”? It’s the first we’ve heard of it!

  • "Aliens” on Earth
    Dec. 4, 2010

    We reported in February and October 2009 on the quest to find “aliens” on earth. This week’s news? They’ve found them.

  • Feedback Article
    Why Couldn’t Jesus Save ET?
    Nov. 19, 2010 from Feedback

    How can Answers in Genesis be sure that the Bible discounts the possibility of alien life? Couldn’t Jesus have died for ET? Bodie Hodge, AiG–U.S., tackles this important issue.

  • Water Less Likely to Support Life
    May 29, 2010

    Searching the heavens for water as a proxy for life has been astrobiologists’ pastime for years now. But what if—evolutionary beliefs aside—water is even less likely to support life than was believed?

  • Stephen Hawking Against Speaking to Aliens
    May 1, 2010

    There’s no evidence that aliens even exist—so why is famous physicist Stephen Hawking so worried we’ll talk to them?

  • April 18, 2010 from Answers Magazine

    Is there intelligent life in outer space?

  • Would Christianity Survive Discovery of Aliens?
    Feb. 6, 2010

    Would Christianity “survive” the discovery of alien life-forms? Does such a question even make sense?

  • Extraterrestrial Cofounder is Far From Giving Up Search
    Jan. 30, 2010

    Despite the ongoing lack of evidence for extraterrestrial life, one cofounder of the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence is far from giving up.

  • Vatican Looks for Aliens
    Nov. 14, 2009 from News to Know

    For the Vatican, the question of whether “sentient life forms exist on other worlds” has yet to be answered

  • Water Speculation over Saturn Moon
    June 27, 2009 from News to Know

    Scientists have found [indirect evidence of liquid water, which can be spun through evolutionary interpretations as indirect evidence of] life on one of Saturn’s moons!

  • Aliens Among Us
    Feb. 21, 2009 from News to Know

    Never mind looking for “aliens” out in space; what if they’re living here among us?

  • Talking to Aliens?
    Sept. 8, 2008 from Answers Update

    The Creator of the universe has already communicated with us, yet a U.S. agency is using your tax dollars to teach students how to communicate with aliens!

  • Vatican States Beliefs About the Possibility of Alien Life
    May 17, 2008

    Alien life may exist, says Father Gabriel Funes, director of the Vatican Observatory and labeled by the BBC as “the Pope’s chief astronomer.”

  • Vatican Astronomer Believes in ET?
    May 16, 2008

    Vatican astronomer Father Jose Gabriel Funes recently claimed that there could be alien intelligences in space. What does the Bible say?

  • Steven Hawking on Unintelligent Life
    April 26, 2008

    We are “probably not” alone in the universe, according to famous British cosmologist Steven Hawking.

  • Magazine Department Article
    California Dreaming?
    April 1, 2008 from Answers Magazine

    A new telescope system, designed to detect intelligent life in space, came to life last year near San Francisco.

  • Precursors to Life Found In Distant Galaxy
    Feb. 9, 2008

    The indication of the presence of an amino acid “precursor” in a distant galaxy is the latest “evidence” that life can spring up wherever, according to research conducted using the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico.

  • Dec. 31, 2007 from Answers Magazine

    Some attribute the decline of NASA to the change in leadership in the early 1970s when NASA began to pursue evolutionary ideas.

  • Book Chapter
    Are ETs & UFOs Real?
    Dec. 6, 2007 from The New Answers Book

    Many Christians have bought into the idea of extraterrestrial alien life. But is this idea really biblical?

  • Why We Can't Phone the Aliens
    Oct. 27, 2007

    Science fiction author Ben Bova offers a few explanations for why our search for extraterrestrial life (which is growing more robust with time) has turned up nothing so far.

  • Allen Telescope Array Commencing Search for Alien Life
    Oct. 20, 2007

    A new telescope array designed in part to spot alien life got to work this week near San Francisco, California.

  • Potential Hydrocarbons on Hyperion
    July 7, 2007 from News to Know

    NASA scientists’ recent assert that Saturn’s moon Hyperion is home to “cup-like craters filled with hydrocarbons that may indicate more widespread presence in our solar system of basic chemicals necessary for life.”

  • No Mystery to Me
    Feb. 26, 2007

    I wonder if anyone there at Mystery Park in Switzerland has considered that the park’s content had anything to do with its demise?

  • Magazine Article
    Aliens in Your Bedroom?
    March 1, 2005, pp. 36–41

    When I first heard about Gary’s UFO research, I wondered, ‘What do sci-fi and aliens have to do with creation/evolution and the authority of God’s Word?’ As I discovered, there is a connection.

  • Magazine Article
    God and the Extraterrestrials
    Sept. 1, 1997, pp. 46–48

    For decades, speculation about extraterrestrial life has been boosted by tales of flying saucers and encounters with aliens.

  • Magazine Article
    Should We Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence?
    June 1, 1996, pp. 14–16

    The idea that other civilizations exist in outer space is based on evolutionary assumptions. Such reasoning is faulty, though, because evolution does not have any biblical or true scientific basis.

  • Magazine Article
    Secrets of the Universe
    Dec. 1, 1994, pp. 18–20

    Man knows there is a higher intelligence—he realizes there is something more. This is because the knowledge that there is an infinite God is written on man's heart and is obvious from all around us.

  • Magazine Article
    Breakthrough on Creator's Code!
    March 1, 1994, pp. 6–7

    Carl Sagan, an ardent evolutionist, atheist and fervent believer in life in outer space, has been involved in a search for extraterrestrial intelligence (ETI).

  • Magazine Article
    Any Little Green Men Out There?
    Dec. 1, 1992, pp. 14–16

    Would scientists seriously contemplate such an idea as Little Green Men? In fact, this year millions of US tax-payers’ dollars are being spent on a massive search for just that.

  • Magazine Article
    Life on Other Planets?
    June 1, 1991, pp. 51–52

    Although the Scriptures do not directly say that no life was created elsewhere, the suggestion that it was is not only totally unnecessary, but loaded with logical and theological problems.

  • Magazine Article
    Bubble, Bubble, Hoyle in Trouble
    Jan. 1, 1979, pp. 9–10

    The renowned astronomer Fred Hoyle has proposed that life originated from non-life not on Earth, but rather in the interior of a comet in space.


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