Stephen Hawking: Aliens Could Be Dangerous

In a new documentary, British astrophysicist Stephen Hawking says aliens are almost certainly out there. But Hawking doesn't recommend trying to contact them. He believes they may be dangerous nomads looking to colonize.

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Stephen Hawking, in a new documentary, says aliens are almost certainly out there, but he doesn't recommend trying to contact them. Hawking believes that they may be dangerous nomads looking to colonize.

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