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Jun 24, 2021

To understand what aliens may look like, find a mirror: Cambridge biologist

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“If we were to find [aliens] with whom we could carry on a conversation, I think they would be remarkably like us.”


When talking about aliens, zoologist Arik Kershenbaum believes we need to adopt a new language.

We need a language to speak about aliens, which is not the language of Hollywood,” he tells Inverse. In fact, maybe we should scrap the term “alien” altogether.

“Maybe we need a different term — if that’s possible,” he says.

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