Aliens: predators II

Lengthy piece in the Guardian following up on the Hawking warning against the potential disaster of humanity meeting space aliens: Is Stephen Hawking Right.
The article also goes into the topic of some forms of life here on Earth:
“In our naive and parochial way, we have named these things extremophiles, which shows prejudice – we’re normal, everything else is extreme,” says Ian Stewart, a mathematician at Warwick University and author of What Does A Martian Look Like? “From the point of view of a creature that lives in boiling water, we’re extreme because we live in much milder temperatures. We’re at least as extreme compared to them as they are compared to us.”

Barry Kavanagh writes fiction, and has made music, formerly with Dacianos.

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