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How to Predict a Hostile Alien Invasion

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How to Predict a Hostile Alien Invasion

Given the current state of our home planet, and indeed our species, it can seem a bit surplus to needs to speculate on whether extraterrestrials are going to one day come and eat us (or, well, you know, do anything equally unpleasant). Nonetheless, the question of whether there's anyone or anything 'out there' that might ever show up to cause trouble does seem to come around again, and again, and again. For example, it's become a bit of a perennial topic for Stephen Hawking to mention, and he's not alone among serious scientists in speculating on the outcome of any...

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What would happen if ALIENS invaded Earth? Check your Facebook News Feed!

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What would happen if ALIENS invaded Earth? Check your Facebook News Feed!

We’ve asked the experts and they paint a terrifying portrait of a Blitz-style Britain - including mass evacuations to the countryside, emergency war cabinets and a frenzied “every man for themselves” mentality among the masses. It’s hard to say exactly what would go down if aliens invaded Earth, as it’s yet to happen - and might never even occur. And if you're not a believer, maybe check our low-down on all the sightings, conspiracy theories and UFO reports to grace our planet to date. We’ve picked the brains of a former Ministry of Defence insider and a top paranormal investigator...

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Unexpected 'Arrival': Humanity's Not Ready for Aliens

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Unexpected 'Arrival': Humanity's Not Ready for Aliens

The prospect of aliens visiting Earth has been percolating through human thought for decades, thanks to countless sci-fi books and movies, such as the newly released film "Arrival." But it's still not clear how we would deal with the real thing. Astronomers have drawn up a series of recommended actions to be taken after the detection of a signal from a faraway alien civilization, but it seems that no such effort has been made with regard to E.T.'s arrival here, said veteran alien hunter Seth Shostak. "I don't know of any protocol if they land," said Shostak, a senior astronomer...

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