Alien encounters within twenty years



Andrei Finkelstein : director of the Russian Academy of Sciences' Applied Astronomy Institute
Russian scientists expect humanity to encounter alien civilisations within the next two decades, a top Russian astronomer said on Monday.

"The genesis of life is as inevitable as the formation of atoms ... Life exists on other planets and we will find it within 20 years,"


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