extraterrestrial extraterrestrial  /ˌɛk strə tə ˈrɛ stri əl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a form of life assumed to exist outside the Earth or its atmosphere
  2. (adj) originating or located or occurring outside Earth or its atmosphere

Usage(s):

  1. EVEN as man prepared to take his first tentative extraterrestrial steps, other celestial adventures beckoned him.
  2. Takano has never personally spotted a ufo, but he has gradually come to believe in extraterrestrial intelligence.
  3. For all its terrestrial feel, the new planet unpoetically dubbed Gliese 581c has a decidedly extraterrestrial look.

News

  1. Thanks To This Startup, You Can Now Text E.T.

    A historic satellite complex built for Apollo 11 is now beaming messages to potential extraterrestrial life--and you can send any texts or JPG you want out into space for the aliens to see. Are we prepared for what the aliens will think of us? Rural California’s remote Jamesburg Earth Station is one of the Cold War’s eeriest relics. The giant satellite receiver stood vacant and slowly ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Fast Company Magazine

  2. The Hunt is on for Habitable Exomoons

    Exomoons may be a good place to find extraterrestrial life. While we haven't found any yet, we know exactly what we're looking for. Continue reading ?
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Discovery News

  3. Lone Signal: First Continous Message Beacon to Find and Say Hello to an Extraterrestrial Civilization

    Although scientists have been listening for years to search for indications of other sentient life in the Universe, just a few efforts have been made by humans to purposefully send out messages to the cosmos. Called METI (Messaging to Extraterrestrial Intelligence) or Active SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence), these messages have so far been just [...]
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Universe Today

Quotes

  1. As Davies writes, "speculation about SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) is bedevilled by the trap of anthropocentrism - a tendency to use 21st-century human civilisation as a model for what an extraterrestrial civilization would be...
    on Mar 2, 2010 By: Paul Davies Source: Daily News & Analysis

  2. "The single biggest problem in the search for extraterrestrial intelligence is that it's failed miserably for 50 years," says Sawyer. "Why has it failed? There's only two good answers: There are no aliens or the aliens are hiding. Hawking is...
    on May 7, 2010 By: Robert J Sawyer Source: Vancouver Sun

  3. "I believe 'Reality Bites Back' will do for reality television shows what 'Alf' did for extraterrestrial puppet shows," said host Michael Ian Black .
    on Jul 2, 2008 By: Michael Ian Black Source: Earthtimes (press release)

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