A Nasa scientist has theorized intelligent alien life may have already been on Earth and believes that current thinking about…
A Nasa scientist has theorized intelligent alien life may have already been on Earth and believes that current thinking about extraterrestrial life is far too narrow.
Silvano P. Colombano, who works in Nasa’s Intelligent Systems Division, believes we may have Missed a visit from an alien life form, claiming it could be very different from the traditional carbon based life humanity is used to, the Daily Mail reported.
“I simply want to point out the fact that the intelligence we might find and Colombian wrote in a paper first presented at a Decoding Alien Intelligence Workshop in March, organized by the Search for Extraterrestiral Intelligence.
“We need to re-visit our most cherished assumptions,” he wro te.
“How could that change the above assumptions about interstellar travel?” he wrote.
“Our typical life-span would not be a limitation, though the size of the explorer might be that of an extremely tiny, although these could be treated with multi-generational missions or suspended animation. super intelligent entity. “
” Considering further that technological development in our civilization started only about 1
0K years ago and has seen the rise of scientific methodologies only in the past 500 years, we can surmise that we might have a real problem in predicting technological evolution for the next thousand years, let alone 6 million times that amount! ”
He also warned that radio waves could be out of date.
He called for physicists to take part in” speculative physics ” , grounded in our most solid theories but “with some willingness to stretch possibilities as to the nature of space-time and energy” and to “consider the UFO phenomenon worthy of study.”