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Stephen Hawking: This is what aliens look like!

07-14-2010 08:24 BJT

They hunt using poisonous stings, make their own light through bioluminescence and can transform lightning into energy for their bodies: This is what astrophysicist Stephen Hawking (68), the smartest man in the world, thinks aliens would look like!

The eye of this harmless trunked alien can rotate in all directions. This allows the creature to better spot potential predators.
The eye of this harmless trunked alien can rotate in all directions. This 
allows the creature to better spot potential predators.

He developed the research for a documentary film for the Discovery Channel, which was aired for the first time on Sunday.

Hawking determined shape and behaviour of the theoretically possible creatures by combining conditions on different planets, including their geology, climates and atmosphere.

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