The Alien Invasion Report – Scientist warns the world to think twice before replying to alien signals

From The Independent

Professor Matthew Bailes, who  is leading Australia’s efforts to find signs of extra-terrestrial life warned that making contact with aliens capable of transmitting powerful signals to Earth over tens of thousands of light years could lead humanity into disaster, because they’re likely to be so much more advanced.    “The history of weak civilisations contacting more advanced civilisations is not a happy one,” he said.

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Prof Bailes was recently put in charge of the Breakthrough Prize Foundation’s $100m search for alien life, which is being financed by Russian billionaire Yuri Milner and is backed by Professor Stephen Hawking.


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Dave Nelson

Dave Nelson

Originally from Minnesota in the United States, Dave has lived all over.  He currently makes his home in Ottawa, Ontario Canada where he lives with his wife and stepdaughter.  Dave works as an on-air announcer at Boom 99-7 (CJOT.) One of his first sci-fi memories was that of watching Star Trek the original series in reruns on Sunday mornings so, as you can imagine, that made quite the impression and was one of the inspirations for founding the Galactic Netcasts network in 2011.

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