Fun news this week. Astronaut Helen Sharman, one of the first seven Britons to travel to space, has come out as pro-alien lifeform.
“There are so many billions of stars out there in the universe that there must be all sorts of different forms of life. Will they be like you and me, made up of carbon and nitrogen? Maybe not.”
Shades of Carl Sagan’s Contact. And as if that isn’t spectacular enough, she went on to say”
“It’s possible they’re here right now and we simply can’t see them.”
This of course brings to mind the scene from Men in Black in which Will Smith says he was sure his third grade teacher was an alien:
Anybody you are sure is an alien?