extraterrestrial : Definition, Usages, News and More

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ek struh tuh re stree uhl

  • n  a form of life assumed to exist outside the Earth or its atmosphere
  • a  originating or located or occurring outside Earth or its atmosphere
    is there extraterrestrial life?

  • All extraterrestrial beings are "bug-eyed monsters," or BEMs, to science-fiction buffs.
  • Wondering whether extraterrestrial life exists? Tullis Onstott, 53, has found itsort of.
  • A Russian scientific team headed by Lavbin scoured the Tunguska site early in August and breathlessly announced that it had found the remnants of an extraterrestrial spacecraft .
News & Articles

  • 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 ...
    June 13, 2013 - Fast Company Magazine
  • 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 ?
    June 13, 2013 - Discovery News
  • 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 [...]
    June 12, 2013 - Universe Today

  • Paul Davies in Daily News & Analysis
    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...
  • Robert J Sawyer in Vancouver Sun
    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...
  • Michael Ian Black in Earthtimes (press release)
    I believe 'Reality Bites Back' will do for reality television shows what 'Alf' did for extraterrestrial puppet shows,said host Michael Ian Black .

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