Alien Contact May End Life On Earth, Experts Warn
As astronomers use more powerful technologies to search for alien life in the universe, experts warn that an alien contact might not be good for life on earth. Leading researchers say that top organizations should have more action plans in place. However, they also state the benefits if the extraterrestrial creatures are friendly
'There's a possibility that if we actively message, with the intention of getting the attention of an intelligent civilization, that the civilization we contact would not necessarily have our best interests in mind,' Lucianne Walkowicz, an astrophysicist at the Adler Planetarium in Chicago, says. In fact, she stresses that making contact could be catastrophic for the human race. On the other hand, there might be great benefits as well.
Alien contact could be something that ends life on Earth, but it might also be something that accelerates the quality of life on Earth. We really have no way of knowing. Another person who believes we're playing a dangerous game by trying to contact them is Stephen Hawking
The physicist believes if aliens make contact with Earth, they are more likely to want to colonize the planet. He describes an alien visit much like when Columbus landed in America. It certainly did not turn out well for the Native Americans, he recently said in an interview, the Daily Star reports.
On the other hand, co-founder and former director of the Seti Institute, Jill Tarter, thinks the opposite is more likely to happen. Any aliens who have managed to travel across the universe will be sophisticated enough and would likely be friendly and peaceful, she argues.
According to the Daily Mail, Seth Shostak, leading expert in detecting radio signals from extraterrestrial civilisations, says that more needs to be done to put an action plan in place.He compares our current response to aliens to the Neanderthals having a plan in case the US Air Force showed up. In the 1980s, basic protocols for first contact were put in place, but they're merely guidelines, and not action plans for dealing with alien contact.
Astronaut Hides Evidence Of UFO Passing ISS, UFO Hunters Claim
A controversial video from ISS is making UFO hunters claim that the astronaut hides evidence of alien life from the public. Recently, a surge of UFO sightings have been recorded around the world, perking the interest of alien enthusiasts.
Alien Lights Appear Over Canada, Striking Phenomenon Stuns Residents
Pillars of alien lights appear over a Canadian neighborhood in the wee hours of the morning, causing a father to run outside and take pictures of the rare light occurrence. NASA explains that this phenomena have commonly made people to make reports of UFO sightings.
Black Hole Grows Massive After Snacking On A Star For A Decade
NASA confirms the discovery of a super massive black hole that has grown so big after feasting on a star for ten years. The spectacular discovery breaks the record of the longest star death.
Aliens Send Mysterious Signals To Earth, Harvard Claims
Scientists claim that mysterious radio signals are actually alien messages to humans. Harvard scientists are currently exploring the possibilities of receiving messages emanating from alien technology.
Technology Will Kill Us All! Stephen Hawking Claims
Considering the number of propositions that the renowned Physicist Stephen Hawking has already made, how did he come up with his prediction that technology would likely kill us all and be the cause of the destruction of the entire human race? What’s the truth behind such claims? These and more details, inside.
MORE IN ITECHPOST
Hackers Hear! Hackers See! Apple Is No Longer Safe!
Recent discoveries have found that Apple has been compromised and that hackers can access both your webcam and microphone.
Third Launch Fail For SpaceX: Explosion Happens As Liquid Nitrogen Pours
SpaceX has experienced its third launch fail with the recent SN3 prototype as it exploded as liquid nitrogen was being poured into the rocket's very own propellant tanks.
Capcom's Resident Evil 3 Remake Hack: How to Defeat Nemesis
Capcom's Resident Evil 3 Remake brings back a powerful boss who is quite difficult to defeat. Here's how to defeat Nemesis!