Penn State University researcher Jason Wright will require NASA a budget increase in search "foreign intelligence"
Astronomers will preserve the importance of searching the universe for a wide range of information.technological features"That they can take into account the existence of alien civilizations.
Among the indicators that could reveal smart life in space is radio waves, light signals, lasers or waste heat result of technological activities.
Scientists expect NASA to accept the documents and send them to the US Congress for approval. However, the quest for these lifestyles outside the planet has been historically received very little funding US Government.
On the other hand, Ewine van Dishoeck, president of the International Union of Astronomy (IAU), stated that "We are the first generation of people who really have technology"Reach it.
From the researcher's point of view, "it will take another half century to find out if there is life outside the Earth"However, Dishoeck explained that" life "refers to"simple single-cell bacteria"Since the creation of intelligent forms takes several hundred billion years.
According to the IAU president, if we were able to communicate with intelligent beings coming from space, they would be much more progressive than us, humans, "because they will have developed artificial intelligence in the form of robots"