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" When the subject of UFOs arises, a review of the scientific method is appropriate. The scientific method is how scientists "do" science. Observation is only the beginning. There have to be many observations over a period of time with surrounding conditions and times recorded ca..."

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When the subject of UFOs arises, a review of the scientific method is appropriate. The scientific method is how scientists "do" science. Observation is only the beginning. There have to be many observations over a period of time with surrounding conditions and times recorded carefully.Unfortunately, simple sightings under unknown or variable conditions are notoriously unreliable. Then a hypothesis is formulated, but this "theory" has to be tested many times under exact conditions, also rigorously recorded over a period of time before a conclusion can be stated.Even then the conclusion is open to scrutiny if new evidence is discovered. Except for pure mathematics, science hasvery few unassailable truths or dogmas because everything is open to review.

Many times, in science, research brings more questions than answers. Scientists and many other people are "dying" to find life beyond Earth. With all the stars and planets in this galaxy and the many galaxies in the universe, there just has to be life, even intelligent life besides Earthlings. Unfortunately, there is no proof that any other life forms exist as of Tuesday, Aug. 16, beyond Earth. There is evidence of water on Mars, but no proof that life is or was there. Of course, thanks to the scientific method, the question is still open.In searching for life in space, looking at life on Earth can help us. The evidence of life's diversity is overwhelming. Look at all the various shapes and sizes of organisms, from microscopic one-celled to multi-celled like ourselves, thousandsof species. In looking for life beyond Earth, we can't just be thinking of intelligent life. Life forms could be billions of years more or less developed than we.If we do discover life beyond Earth, it might be very simple, uncomplicated forms, that can survive in hostile environments. On Earth, some organisms survive in the vents of volcanoes or in dry regions for years until water returns. These simple creatures seem more hardy than people are. This brings us to complexity. Humans are more complex in their make-up than other creatures. Our species and our ancestors have had to survive many catastrophic events that have wiped out thousands of other species. We have "dodged the bullet" many times. In addition, there are many different conditions in certain combinations that allowed life to happen here that didn't or couldn't happen on other worlds. If one or two events......


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