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Re: Detection Of ET Life And Consequences

From: Nick Pope <nick.nul>
Date: Thu, 14 Oct 2010 00:47:27 +0200 (CEST)
Archived: Thu, 14 Oct 2010 07:13:35 -0400
Subject: Re: Detection Of ET Life And Consequences


>From: J. Maynard Gelinas <j.maynard.gelinas.nul>
>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <post.nul>
>Date: Tue, 12 Oct 2010 09:59:23 -0400
>Subject: Detection Of ET Life And Consequences

>In late September a flurry of reports were published that
>Professor Mazlan Othman was to be appointed UN Space Ambassador
>for alien contact, such as this Telegraph story:

>http://tinyurl.com/2u3cwuk

>UN spokepersons quickly dismissed that claim, as well as Ms.
>Othman herself in this more recent BBC video interview:

>http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-11480993

>The claims of a UN Space Ambassadorship were apparently due to
>her comments at the Kavli Royal Society International Centre in
>London on space matters, where she discussed a variety of items
>from UFOs and extraterrestrial contact to mitigating the risk of
>asteroid and comet impacts on earth. At the end she also took a
>few questions.

<snip>

I attended the Royal Society's discussion meeting last week. I
heard Professor Othman's presentation and spoke to her privately
about this.

The position is as she described it.

She hasn't been appointed as 'alien ambassador', but believes
(as do I) that the UN Office for Outer Space Affairs and the UN
Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space may be appropriate
places to discuss issues relating to the detection of
extraterrestrial life.


Best wishes,

Nick Pope

http://www.nickpope.net




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