“Is There Life Out There?” is not just a Reba McEntire female empowerment anthem; it is the stuff of science too! Nerds have now refined their mission definition a bit. Is it as likely to make me get caught singing along at a red light? Click on to find out!
Per some smarty pants whose butt even I could kick:
The search for alien life has long since shifted from a question of whether it exists to a question of when we’ll find it.
And NASA’s chief scientist Ellen Stofan predicted this week that the answer could come within the next decade.
“I believe we are going to have strong indications of life beyond Earth in the next decade and definitive evidence in the next 10 to 20 years,” Stofan said at a panel on Tuesday
Sure it may be microbiotic (is that a word, or did I just make up some science?), but if we find the true building blocks of life out there, hopefully it will inspire us to go on an Interstellar like journey into the stars that will end in a more interesting third act.
Look, this article is coming to a close, and I am running out of Uranus jokes at this point. Hey! Wait! I just typed “running out of Uranus”! I’M BACK, BABY!