The Human Genome
Since the beginning of human fascination with outer space, the question “Is there life on other planets?” has existed and has waited to be answered. Early astronomers looking to find life on other planets were brutally punished by the Catholic Church. For years, people saw these astronomers as heretics for going against the church and undesirable, but today there might be evidence that supports these astronomers. Today, we find that people are still split between believing in alien life or not. People devoted to a religion tend to disagree with the possibility of life anywhere but Earth as it goes against their beliefs. However, with the increase of realistic movies about aliens and very convincing theories, many young people are beginning to believe that life on other planets does not seem so radical after all. Each day, scientists find more and more predictive evidence that leads most of them to believe that there is life on other planets.
Some theorists that aliens have been around since the early civilizations were formed. These theorists have studied the history of early civilizations and have said to find historical and religious texts filled with ancient alien connections. Theorists have been said to be able to decipher ancient painting of aliens and their spaceships. According to the History Channel’s Ancient Aliens “Swiss author Erik Von Daniken put forth a hypothesis that, thousands of years ago, space travelers from other planets visited Earth, where they taught humans about technology and ancient religions.”(The History Channel). The pyramids of Egypt are so complex to build at the time with limited technology, that these theorists believe that the ancient aliens came down and helped the Egy...
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Ever look up at the sky and just wonder if there is life anywhere else? Have you seen anything in the sky that is almost unexplainable? What if your thoughts really came true? The thought of the existence of aliens seems to have been around since the beginning of time. There is one incident in particular that really hits home when talking about the subject, the UFO incident of Roswell, New Mexico.
Sure we've all seen movies and read books about extraterrestrial beings landing on the Earth and conquering the human race. And millions of us have viewed TV shows like "The X-files" and "Third Rock From the Sun." These forms of popular culture share a common thread -- extraterrestrial life. Yet the underlying question is, does the mass media take extraterrestrialism seriously? Or do they mock it? Or do they simply exaggerate its credibility? In the majority of these cases, the mass media not only takes on the third mode of exaggeration, it shifts focus from more important and serious issues such as extraterrestrial life at the cellular level. The media loves to play with the minds of viewers, making them believe in something which realistically is probably untrue.
 Kukla, A. (2009). Extraterrestrials: A Philosophical Perspective. Lexington Books. p. 20.ISBN 9780739142455. LCCN 2009032272.
Since ancient times humans have been trying to understand our place in the universe. The big question many ask is “are we alone in this universe?” Formulas and arguments like The Drake Equation and Fermi’s paradox have been proposed to predict and answer questions like this. Many scientists believe life exist in our galaxy other than us based on the high probabilities The Drake Equation puts forth. However, there are skeptics who believe the one equation to rely on is the one that validates that there is only one other planet in our solar system that has intelligent life and we live in it. Whether life outside of Earth exist or not, exploration of the idea of a biological universe is important for humanity’s understanding of our place in the solar system.
The existence of life – Aliens, beyond our planet has been a controversial topic for several centuries, and is a debatable issue even today in the 21st century. What is our topic you may ask? Aliens, Do, Exist. According to theoretical physicist, Stephen Hawking, it would be improbable for life not to exist somewhere other than Earth. This is a bold claim, but there is evidence to support this statement. The evidence we seek is in the many Alien occurrences we have experienced throughout human history.
Water is the primary wellspring of life on Earth. Taking a hint from this, European researchers, utilizing ultra cool circling telescopes, have found incomprehensible volumes of water in between stellar space. This revelation brings up issues about existence somewhere else in the universe. Researchers were flabbergasted to discover water in the solidifying climate of Jupiter, Uranus, Neptune and Saturn (and its moon Titan). They have even recognized a billow of water, short of what a light year over, in the heavenly body Orion.
Do you ever consider the idea of the aliens visiting the Earth? If so, would that mean that there is a possibility of aliens coming to earth thousands of years ago? What proof is there to support this theory? For years, researchers have been finding surprising pieces of evidence for this theory, such as ancient religious texts, possible interactions with humans, artwork from ancient cultures of strange creatures, ancient artifacts from around the world, or evidence from the Bible.
Although we have been taught that only hippies and marijuana smokers believe in aliens, an increasing number of Americans are now believers. Important Information: Science journalist Meghan Bartels discusses why scientists, both in government and out, are hesitant in agreeing that extraterrestrial life have already made contact with humans. Bartels states that, “A 2001 Gallup Poll (the most recent one available) found that 33 percent of Americans believed aliens have visited the Earth.” This was taken over seventeen years ago, so with additional information being released from our government, more Americans surely cannot disagree anymore. However, there is still a problem with providing solid evidence of life outside of our planet, and it is not getting any easier. The SETI Institute (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) conducts scientific research and experiments to try to contact other life forms in the universe, but it is
There is speculation about ancient aliens who seeded life on earth, but are these claims worth listening to? Scientists have been doing some intense research about early life on earth and where it started. Some believe ancient beings came to earth and seeded life or interacted with early civilizations. Subsequently many questions are being brought and researched such as: when they appeared; how they came; what they did; how it affected us; what did they look like and what did they teach humans?
There has been an argument going on about whether aliens exist or not. There is evidence that some life may have lived on other planets, but there is more evidence given that proves aliens do not exist. Although there is evidence that life may exists, this paper argues that aliens do not exist by giving evidence from few accounts.
There is a popular belief that aliens walked the Earth in ancient times, and these theories have created quite a stir in the scientific community. Ancient alien theorists, like Erich von Daniken and Zecharia Sitchin, believe that extraterrestrials came to earth thousands of years ago. Some hypothesize that ancient aliens are responsible for ancient technological wonders, and that they helped to shape human civilization. Furthermore, the belief that ancient gods were in fact aliens, misinterpreted as gods by the ancient people. As it turns out, there is quite a bit of evidence to support some of these ancient alien theories. However, it is all subject to interpretation, as it has not been validated. Evidence used to support the ancient alien theory can be found all over the world in ancient geoglyphs, art, sculptures, architecture and text. A mesmerizing topic that has captivated millions of people, Ancient Aliens brings to life the possibility that we are not alone in the cosmos and gives us a new perspective on life existing beyond our planet by looking within our very own past history and civilizations.
Space is full with more stars than we can possibly imagine, and surrounding those stars are many planets. Every since Galileo turned his telescope toward the stars in 1610. The search for life on any other planet has been an ongoing endeavor. At first, we wondered what was out there, and then we wondered what life might be on any of the planets we saw. Then we wondered how many planets there were. That evolved into the stars and the realization that those stars have planets of their own. Moving us onto the question of what life might reside on those planets. The search started even before we had space travel available to us. For many years, humans have wondered if we were alone. If there are any other, intelligent life forms out there. Even prior to us having had any comprehension of the vastness of space. We wondered if we would find extra-terrestrial life in outer space. Alternatively, if some other life form might find us here on earth. We have many ways that we have been