Awesome/terrifying report on io9 here.
‘Shostak also admitted that the discovery reaffirms the idea that life could have emerged in the Galaxy a long time ago. “It’s been possible to have worlds with life for quite some time now,” he said, “there could be life out there that’s billions of years old.”‘
THEY ARE COMING FOR US.
3 thoughts on “All Stars Have Planets”
I always thought it was kinda arrogant and blatantly stupid to think humans were the lone sentient race in the universe. I mean, really? Billions and billions of stars and we thought we were alone? Pssh.
I, for one, welcome our new alien overlords.
It always seemed a bit unlikely, didn’t it? Almost as unrealistic as the idea that any species with the technology to visit Earth would start a friendly information exchange, rather than just wiping us out and stealing our delicious livestock. Mmm. Livestock.