Intelligent aliens may long be waiting to be contacted - METI scientist RT — SophieCo

With a myriad of stars out there, and all the evidence suggesting there is nothing extraordinary about life on our planet, the chances are we are not alone in the vast expanse of outer space. But even if that’s true, should humans really be actively searching for extraterrestrial life? Will it be the downfall of our civilisation, or the opening of a new and brighter era? We talked about it with Dr Douglas Vakoch, president of the Messaging Extraterrestrial Intelligence organization (METI).