NASA says earth may have been visited by aliens

James Marshall
December 7, 2018

In an incredible claim, the NASA expert said humanity could have significant difficulties imagining what a technologically-superior race would look like that has evolved millions of times more than we have. Though he acknowledges that we don't now know how to efficiently cross distances, he says "we are able to fathom possibilities of achieving much greater understanding and control of matter-energy and space-time.over spans of thousands of years civilizations could probably make interstellar journeys, depending on what assumptions we make about the forms of life that they will comprise".

"I simply want to point out the fact that the intelligence we might find and that might choose to find us (if it hasn't already) might not be at all be produced by carbon-based organisms like us", he wrote in a research paper published on NASA's website.

"We need to re-visit our most cherished assumptions", he wrote, before adding that "our form of life and intelligence, may just be a tiny first step in a continuing evolution that may well produce forms of intelligence that are far superior to ours and no longer based on carbon 'machinery'".

While the government space agency has yet to find any definitive evidence that extraterrestrials exist, one NASA scientist believes we may have already been visited by them here on Earth.

He argues that technology as we know it only began development approximately 10,000 years ago, with numerous fundamental scientific methodologies upon which our current understanding of the universe is based coming to light in the past 500 years or so. With this in mind, Colombano argues that if alien civilizations formed on planets that old, they might have reached a level of technological and evolutionary advancement that's nearly unimaginable to us.

He also warned that radio waves, could be out of date.

Prof Colombano is a computer scientist at NASA Ames Research Center.

It seems to me that SETI has ignored (at least officially) the potential relevance of UFO phenomena for three reasons: 1) The assumption of extremely low likelihood of interstellar travel, 2) The very high likelihood of hoaxes, mistaken perceptions or even psychotic events in UFO phenomena, and 3) The general avoidance of the subject by the scientific community. "We should consider the UFO phenomenon worthy of study in the context of a system with very low signal to noise ratio, but nevertheless with the possibility of challenging some of our assumptions and pointing to new possibilities for communication and discovery". He suggested that we would need to adopt a "new set of assumptions" about the higher intelligence we are looking for.

Prof Colombano, who holds a doctorate in biophysical sciences according to his LinkedIn page, also said that not every UFO sighting can be "explained or denied".

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