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Congress Hears Alien Life Testimony AP

Seven years after members of Congress rejected research into extraterrestrial life as a search for “little green men,” lawmakers encouraged scientists in their efforts to find life beyond the Earth. “The discovery of life in the universe would be one of the most astounding discoveries in human history,” Rep. Lamar Smith, R-Texas, said Thursday at a hearing of the House space science subcommittee. “Funding should match public interest and I don’t believe it does.”