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We Have the Technology to Find Alien Life, Scientists Tell Congress


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- 1681 days ago - nbcnews.com
While some of these tools already exist, astrobiologists asked the U.S. Congress on Wednesday to invest in the next chapter of the search for life beyond Earth.



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Bob P (394)
Friday December 6, 2013, 3:32 pm
Thanks Cal
 

Past Member (0)
Friday December 6, 2013, 4:51 pm
Alien life is already here, how else do you explain Lady Gaga...
 

Lois Jordan (63)
Friday December 6, 2013, 6:15 pm
Noted w/thanks, Cal.
Well, with the GOP heading up the House committees, it will certainly blow their minds because in their world, Earth's only 5000 years old. Somebody will have some explaining to do....lol.
 

Hilary S (65)
Friday December 6, 2013, 6:20 pm
all this fascination with alien life - if we can't communicate with other species on this planet (let alone each other!) how do we imagine we'll have any idea about aliens? it's not star trek out there you know!
 

Daniel Partlow (179)
Friday December 6, 2013, 6:56 pm
Alien life is here already. We jusrt aren't ready yet!
 

lee e (114)
Friday December 6, 2013, 8:07 pm
I love it - the curiosity of exploration will never cease to amaze!
 

cecily w (0)
Friday December 6, 2013, 8:23 pm
I've been into sci-fi since the 1950s so the possibility of finding extra-terrestial life is fascinating. BUT I have some reservations because we tend to treat other species on our own planet shamefully.
 

DaleLovesOttawa O (198)
Friday December 6, 2013, 8:54 pm
Fascinating and intriguing.
 

Marie W (67)
Friday December 6, 2013, 11:43 pm
Congress is alien enough.
 

Kerrie G (116)
Friday December 6, 2013, 11:51 pm
Noted, thanks.
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday December 7, 2013, 1:21 am
You don't need technology to find aliens there are plenty of them on earth they are called Teabaggers and GOP's
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday December 7, 2013, 2:36 am
The title is "We have the technology to find alien life, scientists tell Congress' and the first line of the article is "While some of these tools already exist, astrobiologists asked the U.S. Congress on Wednesday to invest in the next chapter of the search for life beyond Earth." ?
 

Frances D (124)
Saturday December 7, 2013, 3:35 am
Forget "alien" life..... let us learn to cherish all life here on earth first and "invest" in our own future .
 

David C (128)
Saturday December 7, 2013, 7:43 am
of course, there may not be any other life in the universe.......
 

. (0)
Saturday December 7, 2013, 11:18 am
The question is whether they want to be involved with us.
 

Roger G (148)
Saturday December 7, 2013, 12:01 pm
noted, thanks
 

Birgit W (160)
Saturday December 7, 2013, 2:06 pm
Alien life is here already, and we are going to need their help as much as possible.
 

Nelson Baker (0)
Saturday December 7, 2013, 2:49 pm
Interesting article. I believe life exists in many forms in the Universe, even intelligent forms of life.
 

Jonathan Harper (0)
Saturday December 7, 2013, 3:10 pm
Noted
 

Barbara V (51)
Saturday December 7, 2013, 5:36 pm
Oh yeah, and when you find it what are you going to do with it, KILL it? That's all a good many humans are good for.
 

Jhn Wzt (3)
Saturday December 7, 2013, 7:06 pm
if theyre smart theyll avoid us were contarminated so id set this solar system as off limits to all :)
 

Gloria H (88)
Saturday December 7, 2013, 7:22 pm
Just look at congress..aliens ARE there! The question should be looking for INTELLIGENT life...and for that you have to look outside of congress.
 

Pogle S (88)
Sunday December 8, 2013, 4:04 am
Life is everywhere!
 

Ben O (142)
Sunday December 8, 2013, 5:45 am
You can read all about it in my book "A fart in Universe"
(Know-what-I-mean...?)
 

Edgar Zuim (47)
Monday December 9, 2013, 4:04 am
The terrestrial beings are already aliens in relation to each other, across cultural and social boundaries.
They say the extra-terrestrial are smarter than us ... I believe it.
 

Gary L (138)
Monday December 9, 2013, 9:33 am
thanks
 
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