Many environmental and sustainability advocates are deeply concerned about the current state of the world’s oceans; many are even looking at present trends to anticipate oceanic changes in the near … [Read full article]
‘Would Contact with Extraterrestrials Benefit or Harm Humanity? A Scenario Analysis’ is the title of a recently published paper that has been making the rounds and causing a bit of a hullabaloo this past week. The “controversy” stems from an erroneous attribution of the paper to NASA. Regardless, the paper is newsworthy for what it is willing to consider, which is the fate of humanity post first contact.