Stardust Ranch's owner said he's tired of fighting off the ETs, which he's caught beaming up his wife.
E.T., drive home?
"You won’t find out unless you actually look.”
The public and news media should keep in mind that science is a system of organized skepticism. And it's that way for a good reason; skepticism keeps us from drawing unwarranted conclusions from what we observe.
If hostile aliens were to blow our moon to bits or cause some serious damage to it, human would be in serious trouble -- even if we managed to successfully repel an extraterrestrial threat.
But scientists searching for ETs aren't waiting around.
Europa has a frozen crust and high radiation, but some scientists anticipate finding life there.
Many people -- from scientists to sci-fi writers -- have ruminated on the possibility that Earth was long ago discovered by another society. After all, the planet's been sitting around for more than four billion years. If anyone has ever visited our world, it's possible they left a calling card.
What would it take to hide an entire planet? It sounds more like a question posed in an episode of "Star Trek" than in academic discourse, but sometimes the bleeding edge of science blurs with themes found in science fiction.