Do aliens look like E.T.(left) or a worm?
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Real Aliens Don't Look Like E.T.
News story originally written on May 19, 1999

Scientists think real aliens don't look like the creatures in movies like E.T. They are probably really simple and live on planets like ours.

Scientists believe all living things need water, food and the right temperature. Mars and Europa, one of Jupiter's moons, may both be able to support life. Each has ice on it, so they may also have water.

Scientists say real aliens look like really big worms. I guess they would have trouble trying to "phone home"!

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