• Reading Levels 3 - 5

Will we find aliens soon?

The thought of finding life beyond Earth has fascinated humans since the time of the Ancient Greeks. Now, developments in astrobiology could be about to end the speculation. How do you hunt for aliens? This video from The Economist finds out.

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