Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Contact us    |    Advertise    |   Help   RSS icon Twitter icon Facebook icon
    Home  ·  News  ·  Forum  ·  Stories  ·  Image Gallery  ·  Columns  ·  Encyclopedia  ·  Videos
Find: in

Hawking: "primitive alien life may exist"


Posted on Wednesday, 23 April, 2008 | Comment icon 8 comments


Image credit: NASA
 
"Alien life may well exist in a primitive form somewhere in our corner of the galaxy, famed astrophysicist Stephen Hawking said Monday."

  View: Full article |  Source: Space.com

  Discuss: View comments (8)

   


 
Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #1 Posted by lmbeharry on 23 April, 2008, 10:04
This topic was started earlier today on this thread: Aliens MUST exist, says Stephen Hawking Alien life may well exist in a primitive form somewhere in our corner of the galaxy, famed astrophysicist Stephen Hawking said Monday. Given the size of the universe, it is unlikely that Earth is the only planet to develop some sort of life, Hawking told an audience at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. He added that humanity must embrace space exploration, if only to ensure its long-term survival. "While there may be primitive life in our region of the galaxy, there don't seem to be any ... [More]
Comment icon #2 Posted by Jerzy on 23 April, 2008, 19:59
This topic was started earlier today on this thread: Aliens MUST exist, says Stephen Hawking I could have said the same thing, so quote me now because I'm saying: The universe is so vast that there is some possibility that alien life exists is some form. Are you gonna?
Comment icon #3 Posted by Blueguardian on 24 April, 2008, 9:15
"Primitive", yes they have ufo's that can fly faster then anything we have and they can also travel to other planets. I wouldn't say primitive would be the word to use.
Comment icon #4 Posted by HAJiME on 24 April, 2008, 11:21
Oh that man is such a genius. Talk about stating the obvious. :|
Comment icon #5 Posted by REBEL on 24 April, 2008, 12:13
He added that humanity must embrace space exploration, if only to ensure its long-term survival. "While there may be primitive life in our region of the galaxy, there don't seem to be any advanced intelligent beings," said Hawking Then i had this from a site i bookmarked...(make of it what ever ya like)... Hawking raised the threat of biological engineering in saying humans must colonize space or face an end as a species. "I don't think the human race will survive the next thousand years, unless we spread into space," Hawking told the Daily Telegraph. "There are too many accidents that can bef... [More]
Comment icon #6 Posted by Raptor on 24 April, 2008, 12:20
Oh that man is such a genius. Talk about stating the obvious. :| This wasn't a single press release statement, it was just a sentence from one of his lectures that was pulled up by the media.
Comment icon #7 Posted by yvan on 24 April, 2008, 21:05
He keeps pushing that. He added that humanity must embrace space exploration, if only to ensure its long-term survival. "While there may be primitive life in our region of the galaxy, there don't seem to be any advanced intelligent beings," said Hawking Maybe he's an alien. hehehe
Comment icon #8 Posted by theQ on 9 May, 2008, 0:29
For a renowned physics professor to make a statement "that primitive life may exist somewhere in the universe" is insulting to a actuall intellegent creature thats knows that even without physical proof the universe demands that you conclude there is because of mathamatics and what we have seen already. So yawn Stephen.


Please Login or Register to post a comment.


  On the forums
King Tut's tomb to undergo third set of scans
2-27-2017
A new team is set to attempt a last-ditch effort to find evidence of a secret chamber in the tomb.
Fossil of ancient giant penguin unearthed
2-27-2017
This newly described species of penguin is thought to have walked the Earth over 60 million years ago.
Half of all species could disappear by 2100
2-27-2017
Biologists have warned that up to a half of all species could be wiped out by the end of the century.
Hot springs holds 'hair freezing' competition
2-26-2017
Every year, visitors to the Takhini Hot Springs in Yukon are challenged to freeze their hair and brows.
Other news in this category
Churchill's views on alien life revealed
Posted 2-16-2017 | 15 comments
Britain's wartime Prime Minister wrote many articles long before ever stepping foot in Downing Street....
 
NASA plans to look for alien life on Europa
Posted 2-10-2017 | 15 comments
Scientists are hoping to develop a mission to learn once and for all whether there is life on Europa....
 
Is life on Earth considered a cosmic 'zoo' ?
Posted 2-3-2017 | 45 comments
Do intelligent extraterrestrials see our planet in the same way as we might see a nature reserve ?...
 
New test could help seek life on other worlds
Posted 1-28-2017 | 6 comments
Scientists have developed a new testing method to aid in the hunt for extraterrestrial life forms....
 
Man claims he 'punched an alien in the face'
Posted 1-25-2017 | 69 comments
John Mooner insists that he not only tried to hit an alien, but that he even has photographic proof....
 
Microbial life can survive on Mars after all
Posted 1-23-2017 | 1 comment
A new study has added weight to the idea that microbes can survive in the harsh conditions on Mars....
 
Dark streaks on Venus could be alien microbes
Posted 1-12-2017 | 29 comments
Scientists are keen to launch a mission to Venus to investigate mysterious dark streaks in its clouds....
 
Telescope upgrade to aid hunt for alien life
Posted 1-11-2017 | 1 comment
The Very Large Telescope (VLT) in Chile will soon be seeking out habitable worlds around Alpha Centauri....
 
Scientists are planning to contact aliens
Posted 12-28-2016 | 95 comments
An organization in San Francisco is planning to send messages out to potentially habitable planets....
 

 View: More news in this category
 
Top   |  Home   |   Forum   |   News   |   Image Gallery   |  Columns   |   Encyclopedia   |   Videos   |   Polls
UM-X 10.7 Unexplained-Mysteries.com 2001-2017
Privacy Policy and Disclaimer   |   Cookies   |   Advertise   |   Contact   |   Help/FAQ