Bill Nye: Well, that’s just like, just like StarTrek. Everybody speaks English very well. Sometimes they have accents, but . . .
We think we know how we came to be here on our world. We’ve studied this. How did you come to be? What are you doing here? We’ve worked for millennia - or many, many orbits of the sun - to reach this level. We believe that we came to be about a hundred thousand orbits ago and that life itself started on our world about three billion orbits ago. When did life start on your world?
And let me say, that’s a nice hat.
And then he or she would say, “It’s my helmet, it’s my space helmet, because your atmosphere is just—it’s no good for me.” And so on . . .
I’d want to know where they came from. I’d want to know why they wanted—what were they doing asking me what I was doing? It would be great to know, though, we’re not alone. That would be a heck of a thing. It would change the world.
Directed / Produced by
Jonathan Fowler & Elizabeth Rodd