In the media
The Guardian, The Express and Daily Star: Lewis Dartnell comments on new research suggesting positive reaction on alien life
9 March 2018
Commenting on the findings of the study, which analysed the language of 15 media articles to predict possible human reaction to an ‘alien visit’, Professor Dartnell said: “It’s encouraging that this study has found people are likely to be enthusiastic about the discovery of microbial life beyond the earth.
“We’re unlikely to ever encounter intelligent, space-faring aliens in our galaxy, but there are a number of upcoming missions that could detect signs of Martian bacteria.”
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