Churchill on space travel, habitable exoplanets and alien life

Sir Winston Churchill is best known as a public speaker and for his time as Prime Minister of Britain during the Second World War, but he had many other facets. During his life he was a soldier, war correspondent, Member of Parliament, First Lord of the Admiralty, historian, painter, and now we find out, a science pundit. In a comment piece in Nature, astrophysicist and author Mario Livio discusses a recently rediscovered 1939 essay by Churchill in which he discusses the possibility of life on other planets and the exploration of the Solar System... Continue Reading Churchill on space travel, habitable exoplanets and alien life Category: Remarkable People Tags: History Writing Extraterrestrial Related Articles: The aliens are from Earth Are we ahead of our time? Is ET dead Ė and are we next? Steamy Venus-like exoplanet lik

Churchill on space travel, habitable exoplanets and alien life

Sir Winston Churchill is best known as a public speaker and for his time as Prime Minister of Britain during the Second World War, but he had many other facets. During his life he was ...

Thu 16 Feb 17 from Gizmag

Churchill's search for ET

War correspondent, statesman, astronomer. Stargazing may not be what Winston Churchill is best remembered for, but a treatise he wrote on extraterrestrial life has revealed his scientific acumen ...

Wed 15 Feb 17 from Phys.org

Winston Churchillís essay on alien life found

A newly unearthed article by the great politician reveals that he reasoned like a scientist about the likelihood of extraterrestrials, writes Mario Livio.

Wed 15 Feb 17 from Nature News

Read Churchillís Words About Life in Space (He Was a Believer)

When you’re bracing for war, facing down the Nazis and preparing to become the only fighting democracy on the continent of Europe, you’d think have more than enough to think about. ...

Wed 15 Feb 17 from TIME

Winston Churchill's views on aliens revealed in lost essay

A newly unearthed essay by Winston Churchill reveals he was open to the possibility of life on other planets.

Wed 15 Feb 17 from BBC News

Winston Churchillís lost essay about life on other planets and space travel

A man ahead of his time.

Thu 16 Feb 17 from ZME Science

Winston Churchill, alien hunter - CNET

No, this isn't fiction. The brilliant statesman and polymath was also interested in the extraterrestrial, a newly discovered essay reveals.

Thu 16 Feb 17 from CNET Cutting Edge

Winston Churchill Pondered Alien Life, Essay Reveals

A never-published work shows that the famed wartime leader thought like a scientist about the potential for life elsewhere in the universe.

Wed 15 Feb 17 from Discovery News

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