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Thursday, 06. October 2005
Extraterrestrial CivilizationsThe chances are there's life out there, but any messages could be thousands of years old and indecipherable. Roger Highfield reports.
Aliens are probably common. Because there are billions of trillions of stars in the cosmos, many astronomers think it would be highly improbable for Earth to be the only rock to harbour life.
"The knowledge that we are not alone would affect people's psyche, and totally transform our world view," he said during a visit to Britain last week. "The mere fact alone would be disruptive. But imagine if we got some serious information from ET. Then all bets are off about what our future would be."
The greatest discovery of all time by The Telegraph (English)
UPDATE 13.10.05 @12.20 Uhr
Solar system's unusual structure suggests existence of extraterrestrial civilizations by Pravda. (English)
UPDATE 18.10.05 @ 12.17 Uhr
Does alien life exist? This is one of the most fascinating questions in the whole of science. I’m hopeful that we’ll learn the answer by the end of this century.
In earlier centuries, many believed that the Moon and Mars were inhabited. The science fiction of Jules Verne and H. G. Wells popularised the idea of alien life. We’re less optimistic about Mars than our forebears were 100 years ago. There is certainly nothing there like the “Martians” of popular fiction.
Earth to aliens: we haven't had a signal yet. Could you try again? by The Times. (English)
How many technically advanced civilizations exist in our galaxy? With this essay by Steven Soter, Scientist-in-Residence in the Center for Ancient Studies at New York University, Astrobiology Magazine initiates the first in a series of 'Gedanken', or thought, experiments - musings by noted scientists on scientific mysteries in a series of "what if" scenarios.
SETI and the Cosmic Quarantine Hypothesis by Astrobiology Magazine. (English)
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