Confused malcontents swilling Chardonnay while awaiting the Zombie Apocalypse.
Jenifer (Zarknorph) said:
An alien super-world 110 light years away from us is the first outside our solar system to have conditions that are potentially suitable to host life, astronomers say.
It is quite exciting.
But we've still never discovered an extra-terrestial signal ... which still rather implies that we're all alone.
And very likely just about to blow ourselves up. If Trump gets his way.
I don't think we're alone.
But in order for life to have enough of a chance to evolve to the state we have, then it must be in a quiet neighbourhood.
I think the universe may have developed in this way to ensure intelligent life never encounters any other.