A team of researchers from Penn State University Jason Wright will ask NASA budget increase in pursuit of "extraterrestrial intelligence".
Astronomers will keep the importance of space search for a wide range of information.technological signs"I can explain the existence of alien civilizations."
Among the indicators that can reveal intelligent life in the universe are radio waves, light signals, lasers or waste heat a product of technological activities.
Scientists expect NASA to accept documents and send them to the United States Congress. However, the search for these forms of life outside the planet is historically accepted very little resources the United States government.
On the other hand, the president of the International Astronomical Union (IAU), Ewine van Dishoeck, convinced that "We are the first generation of human beings that really have technology"Reach.
From the standpoint of the researcher, "It will take another half a century to know if there is life outside the Earth". However, Dishoeck explained that "life" refers tosimple single-cell bacteriaSince the development of intelligent forms lasts several hundred billion years.
According to the president of the IAU, if we could connect with intelligent beings coming from the universe, they would be much more advanced than us, the people, "since they managed to develop artificial intelligence in the form of robots".