posted on Aug, 27 2015 @ 06:11 PM
originally posted by: liteonit6969
This brought me on to thinking what medium of communication would ET use and how would it be recognisable to our sensory awareness.
Need more caveats here.
If you mean a visiting alien from a different star system, or if we suddenly started receiving signals from a different planet (their radio waves
suddenly was discovered and we could watch alien tv or we found some galactic wifi spot)
That second idea sounds like it would be a neat idea for a sci-fi book
Anyhow, back to the first concept. I suspect given the degree of technology needed to travel to different star systems, the way aliens would
communicate with us would be..most likely in our own specific language either spoken or more like thoughts directly implanted through technology...
Keep in mind, the technology would be far superior to our own, to near unrecognizable levels of superiority to that of magic...and we already have
So, our first true chit chat would ultimately be through technology that we may not even perceive and call it simply magic (telepathy or
As far as the alien internet we log onto..now that would be interesting, as that would be in their most comfortable medium, but for purposes of the
question, the alien internet would have to be visual and/or audio in order for it to keep over time, and given symbols/visual is easier to create and
can be used to express both simple and wildly complex things, this would be favored amongst the intelligent species early on, and developed the
so...alien alphabet not dissimilar to our own system of literacy seems likely