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ARE WE ALONE IN THE UNIVERSE?

MEASURED EDGE TO EDGE, the universe as we know it stretches some 93 billion lightyears across. That unfathomable expanse contains 2 trillion galaxies, each shining with millions of stars and dotted with more planets than you can imagine. Given all that real estate, it seems unlikely we’re alone. Yet in all of human history, we’ve found nothing to suggest otherwise.

Scientists who have spent their careers searching for any sign of an otherworldly civilization concede it’s possible we’ve got the cosmos to ourselves. Still, they highly

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