Join the Unexplained Mysteries community today! It's free and setting up an account only takes a moment.
- Sign In or Create Account -
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 1
Insanity

60 Billion Alien Planets Could Support Life

5 posts in this topic

60 Billion Alien Planets Could Support Life, Study Suggests

Though only about dozen potentially habitable exoplanets have been detected so far, scientists say the universe should be teeming with alien worlds that could support life. The Milky Way alone may host 60 billion such planets around faint red dwarf stars, a new estimate suggests.

Based on data from NASA's planet-hunting Kepler spacecraft, scientists have predicted that there should be one Earth-size planet in the habitable zone of each red dwarf, the most common type of star. But a group of researchers has now doubled that estimate after considering how cloud cover might help an alien planet support life.

http://www.space.com...exoplanets.html

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Surely that answers the question of "why haven't they made Contact with us yet?"; if there's (potentially) so many of them, why should they consider us noteworthy enough to say Howdy to?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Surely that answers the question of "why haven't they made Contact with us yet?"; if there's (potentially) so many of them, why should they consider us noteworthy enough to say Howdy to?

The plants on Earth and many of the animals, I am sure would not be too sad to see the back of us, but if other planets are teeming with life such as plants, I doubt they would be building spaceships or even thinking about trying to make contact with any thing else out there.

I wish we could somehow tell them out there, it would be safer not to try and make contact with us, all they have to do is see what we are doing to our own planet for the reason why....maybe they have already seen it. :alien:

1 person likes this

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

The plants on Earth and many of the animals, I am sure would not be too sad to see the back of us, but if other planets are teeming with life such as plants, I doubt they would be building spaceships or even thinking about trying to make contact with any thing else out there.

I wish we could somehow tell them out there, it would be safer not to try and make contact with us, all they have to do is see what we are doing to our own planet for the reason why....maybe they have already seen it. :alien:

What I've often thought is, They might not consider us of any particular interest, if the Universe is indeed teeming with Civilisations, but the planet might be a very interesting subject to study on account of the complexity of the ecosystems and the variety of habitat. And that might well account for a lot of UFO sightings, but also for why they haven't, so far as we know, said Howdy.

1 person likes this

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted (edited)

What I've often thought is, They might not consider us of any particular interest,

They obviously have not tuned into UM yet then.

Somehow I feel if plants from other worlds even did somehow make contact with us, they would find some mental connection with some of our world leaders. :whistle:

Edited by freetoroam

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!


Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.


Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 1

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.