aliens - Myth or Reality?
a creature or a non-human from the outer space is called an alien. We all must have seen some sci-fi movies. The wicked-looking creatures in the movies are what we call aliens. but, the question is that we don't know if the exist or not. We have some points indicating extraterrestrial life and some points against it.
Maybe an alien will look like this. (Image source - iwasabducted.com)
Points Indicating Towards Extraterrestrial Life
Liquid water is widely to thought to have existed on Mars in past and there may be liquid water beneath the surface of Mars. Recent missions on mars by robots have also shown traces of streams on mars.
Europa, Jupiter's sixth moon, may contain liquid water beneath its 100-mile (160 km) thick ice layer. The moon may be capable of supporting microbes and simple plants.
Titan (Saturn's largest moon) - The only known moon with a significant atmosphere was recently visited by the Huygens probe. Latest discoveries indicate that there is small and/or seasonal liquid hydrocarbon lakes are present on the surface (the first liquid lakes discovered outside of Earth)
During 25 July to 23 September 2001, red rains was reported in Kerela, India. Further investigations showed the presence of small micro-organisms in the red rain water.
There have also been some new of alien abduction and UFO landings in the recent past.
Negative Points against Extraterrestrial Life
It is often stated that, if some extraterrestrial life is there, why have they not tried to contact us?
Moreover, we have no strong proof on extraterrestrial life.
People say that its complete wastage of time searching for aliens. If they exist, they would have destroyed us.
Search for Extraterrestrial Life
Scientist are searching for even simplest forms of life in the solar system. This is done by examining meteors, searching in space through carious satellites etc. also new high technology telescopes are searching for extraterrestrial life.
Its been a long time since we humans are searching for someone that is different from us. Every time, we ended up with a little bit of success, receiving another clue of the existence of aliens. but still, their existence is a big question mark for us.