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Readers weigh in on ET and the meaning of life

Reader feedback from the June 25, 2016, issue of Science News

2:38pm, June 16, 2016

All about aliens

New telescopes and spacecraft will soon help researchers scour our galaxy for signs of extraterrestrial life. But what might aliens look like? And if they do exist, why haven’t they returned our calls? These are just some of the questions addressed in the Science News special report “In Search of Aliens” (SN: 4/30/16, p. 24).

Readers enjoyed Tina Hesman Saey’s feature “Will we know ET when we see it?” (SN: 4/30/16, p. 28) and described what they think aliens might look like.

“The search for

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