Astronomers are now able to detect planets orbiting stars other than the Sun where life may exist, and living generations could see the signatures of extra-terrestrial life being detected.
Should it turn out that we are not alone in the Universe, it will fundamentally affect how humanity understands itself and we need to be prepared for what will follow. Source continue reading
Leading scientific experts who consulted on the creation of Alien Planet discuss this and other questions pertaining to the search for Extraterrestrial life:
What are the chances of finding an advanced alien civilization?
What happens when we find 'them'
As technology advances, scientists and social experts are taking the search for alien life forms to a new level. NBC's Rhonesha Byng meets up with some academics who say "it's good to be prepared.
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