Discovery of Life

Discovery of Life

How will humankind react to the discovery of life off Earth?


The team collected data regarding people‚Äôs reactions to (specious) announcements of the discovery of both microbial and intelligent extraterrestrial life. This data came from five countries and the resulting paper was submitted for publication. 

Key accomplishments

Project contact: 

Jung Yul Kwon

Funding years:

2018-2019

Team members

Jung Yul Kwon

ASU The College of Lib Arts & Science

Project lead

Astrobiology

Michael Varnum

ASU The College of Lib Arts & Science

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