Earth’s oceans may hold the key to finding life beyond our planet

A new book by NASA astrobiologist Kevin Hand argues the first step to finding aliens should be exploring the depths our own planet’s oceans. An underwater rover called BRUIE being tested in Antarctica to look for life under the ice. A robotic submersible could one day explore ice-covered oceans on moons like Europa and Photograph …

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Scientists say most likely number of contactable alien civilisations is 36

New calculations come up with an estimate for worlds capable of communicating with others. We’re listening … but is anything out there? Photo by dszc / Getty Images. They may not be little green men. They may not arrive in a vast spaceship. But according to new calculations there could be more than 30 intelligent …

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