The search for extraterrestrial life isn’t only for science fiction. There are startling new discoveries being made in astrobiology, a new field blending astronomy, biology and geology, that raise questions about the definition of life and what it would mean to the human race if we found it on another planet. In the new book “Beyond UFOs,” author and astrophysicist Jeffrey Bennett goes beyond the movies, science fiction tales, and TV shows to explain why current science makes it seem likely that life is widespread in the universe. Bennett reveals the most recent developments in extra solar research and explores how to best carry out our search for alien life. Do we have the technology and ability to locate life on another planet and what would we do if we actually found life on another planet?
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