NASA Brings Scientists & Theologians Together To Prepare World For Extraterrestrial Contact
A couple of months ago top US astronomers gathered in front of Congress to let them know that extraterrestrial life exists – without question. They cited the sheer size of the universe as their most important proof, emphasizing that there are trillions of stars out there, with one in every five most likely harbouring an Earth-like planet (though it is important to keep in mind that planets do not have to be “Earth-like” in order to harbour life). You can read more about that story here. “The number of habitable worlds in our galaxy is certainly in the tens of billions, minimum, and we haven’t even talked about the moons. And the number of galaxies we can see, other than our own, is about 100 billion.” – Seth Shostak, Senior Astronomer at California’s SETI Institute (source) “We’re looking at all scenarios about finding life. One of the theologians present was Brother Guy Consolmagno, who is the new president of the Vatican Observatory Foundation. Here’s one of them: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.
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