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What do you want to be when you grow up? Alien-hunter?

September 29, 2005

“Students can take a degree in the search for alien life in what a Welsh university claims is the first of its kind in the UK”

According to the BBC, the University of Glamorgan is to offer degrees in “alien-hunting�. The course combines astrobiology with popular culture (i.e movies about aliens). The University seems to want to increase the interest in science, but is seems a bit odd that they would base a scientific course on fiction. And what job would you get? I suppose you could get a job in movies or something, but I think it’s unlikely that you would get a call from NASA..

I’m not saying aliens don’t exist, but if they do, are they really going to be like ET?