By Jack Brummet
All This Is That Unexplained Phenomenon Editor
Thanks to Jeff Clinton for pointing out this news story on Hawking's pronouncements...
Stephen Hawking believes, and probably rightly, that we should fear aliens, who likely come to earth in search of something (Tungsten? Soybeans? Nitrogen? Beer?) and ready to destroy us, or at the best, utterly indifferent to our fate. I wrote in a poem a couple of years ago: