Will the search for extraterrestrial life ever succeed?
In a dark and clear night, many a human beings often wonder is there any other life form outside of planet earth? One cannot but gaze in awe the expanse that is countless dots of big and small stars. Given that the Sun within this particular solar system is itself a star, then how can there not be life out there since that many heavenly bodies’ increases chances that extraterrestrial life exists. This makes the question will the search for extraterrestrial life ever succeed a potent one worth answering. To date, it is highly unlikely that humanity will succeed in this particular quest.
Developed countries big on scientific research and development have for many decades made massive investments towards establishing the existence of extraterrestrial life forms in other parts of the universe. According to Crane (2017), the search for alien life can be equated to looking for a needle in a barn filled with hay. After analyzing light sourced from 692 stars, scientists have identified