Jasmare14 2011-06-30 13:58:57
MOSCOW (Reuters Life!) - Russian
scientists expect humanity to
encounter alien civilizations
within the next two decades, a
top Russian astronomer
predicted on Monday.
"The genesis of life is as inevitable
as the formation of atoms... Life
exists on other planets and we
will find it within 20 years,"
Andrei Finkelstein, director of the
Russian Academy of Sciences'
Applied Astronomy Institute, was
quoted by the Interfax news
agency as saying.
Speaking at an international
forum dedicated to the search for
extraterrestrial life, Finkelstein
said 10 percent of the known
planets circling suns in the galaxy
If water can be found there, then
so can life, he said, adding that
aliens would most likely resemble
humans with two arms, two legs
and a head.
"They may have different colour
skin, but even we have that," he
'UFO' spotted over LondonA 'UFO'
has reportedly been spotted
flying over London.
Finkelstein's institute runs a
programme launched in the
1960s at the height of the Cold
War space race to watch for and
beam out radio signals to outer
"The whole time we have been
searching for extraterrestrial
civilisations, we have mainly been
waiting for messages from space
and not the other way," he said.
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