Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Is There Intelligent Life Out There Somewhere?

Astronomers Find a Whopping 32 New Planets

WASHINGTON — European astronomers have found 32 new planets outside our solar system, adding evidence to the theory that the universe has many places where life could develop.

Scientists using the European Southern Observatory telescope didn't find any planets quite the size of Earth or any that seemed habitable or even unusual. But their announcement increased the number of planets discovered outside the solar system to more than 400.

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I personally find this news promising. The more new planets we find, the more we have a chance of finding intelligent life somewhere in the Universe. Seeing there is none here on Earth, it would be refreshing to find it somewhere.

Seriously though, what are your thoughts? Is there other life in the Universe? Is this life intelligent? More intelligent than us? Or, are we alone?

Curious as to what others think.


Gramma 2 Many said...

Alone. I base my thoughts on scripture that says He created the heavens and the earth. I believe it means only one earth. Besides with a world as corrupt and evil as ours has become, why would He want to deal with anothe world full of sinners?

Always On Watch said...

Is there other life in the Universe? Is this life intelligent? More intelligent than us? Or, are we alone?

I agree with Gramma.

That said, the Lord has His own plans. He can create as He pleases.

Larry Durham said...

Oprah, Pelosi, Barney Frank, etc...

"They're heeere".

Chuck said...

I have the tendancy to think there is life in the Universe outside of Earth. I don't think this is incompatible with Christianity. A God that is omnipotent can create life in more than one place. As far as whether it's intelligent or not, that's debateable. We haven't been able to accomplish that here ;)

Anonymous said...

Are they more intelligent than us? Well, who elected Pelosi, Frank, Dodd, Kennedy, Kerry, and Obama?

The prosecution rests, your honor.


Chuck said...

Mustang, this proves my point, no intelligent life here.

MK said...

Would be nice if they could find a habitable one, maybe we conservatives could all shove off from here and leave all the leftists and socialist parasites to leech off each other back here.