In a previous article, we pondered the possibility of there being and not being extraterrestrial life beyond the atmospheric confines of our tiny little planet and what that means for the future of life here on Earth. And now according to a top NASA scientist, mankind is on the verge of making a major mind-opening and world-changing discovery. The discovery of alien life.

“I think we’re going to have strong indications of life beyond Earth within a decade, and I think we’re going to have definitive evidence within 20 to 30 years,” NASA chief scientist Ellen Stofan said Tuesday (April 7) during a panel discussion on the space agency’s efforts to search for E.T.

This comes after NASA’s recent discoveries of potentially habitable planets within our galaxy and not too far from our own solar system. And now with greater and more advanced technology, NASA expects to discover signs of alien life sooner than you think.

I just hope the aliens we discover are something like this:

And not anything like this: