How Do We Handle a First Contact Scenario?
The search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI) is a collective term for scientific searches for intelligent extraterrestrial life, for example, monitoring electromagnetic radiation for signs of transmissions from civilizations on other planets.
Here’s a scenario for you… Let’s say that SETI has detected and verified an actual signal from an extraterrestrial intelligence.
Regardless of what the source is, it would equal to the biggest news story in Earth’s history.
How should world governments handle such a revelation?
SETI Link: https://www.seti.org