We’ve left clues and evidence of our existence to intelligent life forms — what are they?

The NGC 2775 galaxy captured by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, located approx. 67 million light years away. Photo courtesy of NASA.

When renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson was born in 1958, no one had heard of the words “black hole”. Humanity had launched Sputnik, the first satellite, just a year prior, and the rocket used to deliver it into orbit was a modified missile that would have stood puny next to the 363-foot Saturn V rocket developed only ten years later. Civilization has been racing to push the limits of technology, science, and research in an attempt to reach beyond our own atmosphere; but for what? …

Karolina Dubiel

I geek out about space: astronomy, astrophysics, and space travel. Men in Black fan, student, and lifelong learner.

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