If You Find Aliens, Follow SETI's 9 Rules To Announce The News To The World

Published January 14, 2018 275 Plays

Rumble What if we come across aliens somewhere in the universe? Do we shake hands? Run? Set phasers to stun? We're not sure how the first encounter will go down, but the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA) Institute has a detailed plan for how to announce news of an extraterrestrial discovery. In 1989, the IAA adopted the Declaration of Principles Concerning Activities Following the Detection of Extraterrestrial Intelligence, which was revised in 2010. It's mainly referred to as The First Protocol today. Read more about it here: https://curiosity.com/topics/if-we-find-aliens-this-is-the-protocol-for-announcing-it-to-the-world-curiosity/