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Could Nasa's next big thing detect alien life?

By BBC News

It's come close to cancellation several times, but could the successor to the Hubble telescope make the greatest ever discoveryRead full story


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  • 'If alien life existed, we'd have found it by now.' Well, a lot of our detection options are...old. Kepler could change everything.

    2022: Evidence of extraterrestrial civilization is detected fifty light-years away. A signal is sent; a reply is anticipated as soon as a hundred years from now. Everyone goes back to scrolling Facebook.

  • Honestly, I wouldn’t want to have Aliens meet us right now. There’s such a divide and we need to get in a better place getting along with each other. I don’t think they would like us : /

  • When we do find them, I hope they don’t come down and take Fonzie or Richie back with them.

  • Always fascinating to learn about how we humans are trying to find out more about the Universe to add to the

    .0000000000001 percent of what we think we already know.

  • No need to look out there in outer space...the octopus is already living on this planet.

  • Perhaps we need a warp drive to be noticed by them.

  • I hope the United States doesn’t stop exploring and studying our planet or space. Science is too important to neglect.

  • Interesting concept

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