August 27, 2021
You hear about them, you talk about them, you even see them yourself: Unidentified Aerial Phenomenon, aka UFOs. Why are humans on the lookout for extraterrestrial life?
It wasn’t as widespread as it is today before the incident at Roswell, New Mexico’s Area 51. The Army sent out a press release in 1947 stating they had found a “flying disc” in the region. It became an original conspiracy theory that alien bodies were recovered and stored by the military.
Because of human curiosity, we don’t just want to know life exists elsewhere in the universe, we want to communicate with it....