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Hawking: "primitive alien life may exist"

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


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

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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.


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