Scientists Say There’s Another Earth Populated By Super-Advanced Beings

Scientists Say There’s Another Earth Populated By Super-Advanced Beings
World
Like Us On Facebook
Like Us On Facebook

Most people who believe that aliens exist do so because space is just too damn big for there to be only one planet with living things on it. 

Astronomers at the U.K’s University of Hertfordshire have confirmed the validity of this theory after discovering at least five planets that orbit the closest star outside our solar system.

The Tau Ceti star has a temperature and brightness fairly comparable to the sun. At just 12 lightyears away from here, we can actually see this star from earth. The U.K astronomers’ study reports that Tau Ceti’s motion has changed its orbit, which could be due to gravitational pulls from the planets that surround it. Gravity + Sun + Nearby Planets = Aliens!

Here’s the catch. Three of these five planets are way too close to this star to harbor life. Yet two of them are just about the same distance from Tau Ceti that earth is from the sun, far away enough to harbor water, life, and livable temperatures.

Tau Ceti is also twice as old as the sun, meaning that these beings would be much more advanced than humans. So yeah, we’d be fucked in the event of a…you know…

Don’t be scared everyone. They still aren’t positive about the existence of gravity on these planets, as many other factors could have contributed to Tau Ceti’s movements. Keep dreaming, though. We’re sure everybody at Herdforshire is.

Sean Levinson | Elite. 

Share Tweet
React
Like Us On Facebook
Like Us On Facebook

Sean Levinson

Sean Levinson loves writing almost as much as he loves ranting about politics. Elite Daily lets him do both, and he couldn't be happier now that he's finally putting his years at SUNY New Paltz to good use. When he's not writing, Sean enjoys nature excursions, playing the guitar and the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Look for him on "Real Time with Bill Maher," where he regularly appears in his most precious fantasies.

More In World

World Sean Levinson

Men In Pakistan Make Curry Using Over 100 Dead Bodies They Dug Up

Pakistan has decided that 2014 is probably a good time to officially declare cannibalism a crime. The two proposed laws were inspired by brothers Mohammad Arif Ali, 35, and Mohammad Farman Ali, 30, who were found last April to have dug up over 100 dead bodies from a local graveyard to feast upon. Residents of […]

World John Haltiwanger

4 Reasons Why You Won’t Catch Ebola On The Subway

Ebola has now arrived in New York City, which has prompted fears about the potential of the disease to spread across the city. It’s understandable that this news would be frightening to people. After all, New York is the most populous city in the country, and Ebola is a foreign disease with no cure. Not […]

World Sean Levinson

High School Shooting In Washington Leaves Two Dead And Four Injured

A high school student fatally shot himself and one other student at a Washington school just north of Seattle this morning. Up to four others were injured, all of whom are students. Shots were reported to have been fired at Marysville-Pilchuck High School at around 10:45 am. The Seattle Times reports that the shooter, believed […]

World Sean Levinson

Cellist Eerily Plays A Duet With Her Own Brainwaves (Video)

Chicago Symphony Orchestra cellist Katinka Kleijn has composed a duet combining her cello with the sound her brainwaves make. She did this by way of an EPOC Neuroheadset, an electroencephalography (EEG) device containing 14 sensors that records the speed, volume and depth of her brain activity, the Chicago Reader reports. Sound engineer Ryan Ingebritsen and […]

World Emily Arata

You Can Now Buy A $2,000 UGG Rug That’s As Cozy As It Is Ridiculous

If you’re in the market for a new rug, look no further than UGG’s just-introduced home collection. The selection of luxury furnishings includes a $2,000 Classic Leather-Bound Rug made from “sumptuous” wool. In case the price doesn’t throw you off, the rug’s fine print mentions it can’t be exposed to sunlight or washed. Instead, this […]

Also On Elite

Film

15 Ways ‘Fight Club’ Helped To Define This Generation More Than We Recognize

As a blood-soaked Brad Pitt (Tyler Durden) explains the rules of “Fight Club,” I realize that this movie is not only brilliant, it’s Generation-Y in a nutshell. As a generation that wears sweatshirts instead of suits, occupies Wall Street and questions the government peacefully, we are the “Fight Club” of our time. This film brought […]

Money

3 Amazing Ways Elon Musk Is Exactly Like The Real Life Tony Stark

Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla Motors and SpaceX, is a dreamer, businessman, engineer, adventurer, inventor and innovator. His ambitious are boundless, literally spanning across the galaxy and perhaps even beyond. He is the real life Tony Stark, developing technologies that most of us believed could only exist in science fiction. Musk not only wants […]

World

Woman Uses Clever Halloween Costume To Announce Pregnancy To Husband

YouTube user Leslie A and her husband were trying to get pregnant for nearly a year. Finally, it worked, but Leslie wanted to surprise her husband with the news. Since Halloween is coming up, she decided to dress up in a “costume,” which features a shirt with a printed ribcage and a skeleton baby she […]

Envision

Photographer Somehow Manages To Shoot 24 Sunsets In A Single Day From An Airplane

If someone told you to “chase the sun,” the first thing that’d come to your mind would probably be something like “that’s damn near impossible.” However, when Citizen approached England-based photographer Simon Roberts and asked him to literally race against time and chase the sun around the world, he didn’t back down. He made it possible! […]

Sports

Packers Fans Are Actually Blaming Olivia Munn For Aaron Rodgers’ Poor Play

The double-edged sword of being a Super Bowl champion quarterback can be (mostly) credited to one thing: fantasy football. Fans are going to expect you to go off every single game and if, God forbid, you manage to throw just one touchdown in a game where you should’ve had at least three, they’re going to […]