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FINDING E-T … AND THE RULES OF ENGAGEMENT
A new report documenting credible UFO sightings has excited imaginations around the world about the possibility of alien contact. What you may not realise, however, is that there is already a set of protocols in place for engaging with E-T, as well as a belief among many respected scientific minds that intelligent 'life” is certainly out there – even if it’s already evolved into something almost robotic or un-humanlike.
THE TRUTH ABOUT YOUR AIRLINE ‘CARBON OFFSET’ FEE
Most of us want to do the right thing by the planet. It’s the reason we bother with our recycling bins. But when it comes to booking an airline ticket, what happens when you choose to pay that nominal ‘carbon offset’ fee (to ease your conscience about the impact of your flight on the atmosphere)? Turns out it’s not what you’d expect.
130,000 'CHRISTMAS TREES” IN WA ...TO CREATE WORLD’S BIGGEST TELESCOPE
Australia is set to become home to the world’s biggest telescope. But don’t picture an image of ‘The Dish’. Instead, imagine (if you can) 130,000 aluminium 'Christmas Trees” serving as antennas, and spread out across 60 kilometres of the West Australian desert.