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The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951)

 
Concept featured in clip:Space Travel
Location of clip: (DVD)


Summary of clip: This scene is of the original film The Day The Earth Stood Still and the fear that humans may hold of there actually being life out there among the stars.

Connection of flickclip to the concept: This is an interesting aspect of science as it falls under Astronomy and how we would react if we ever did have an encounter with an alien species.
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Questions after viewing:
what we really would do if we had this kind of encounter?
What would we do if space travel became a more common occurrence? And what kind of future are we heading towards with the current lifestyles of the Earth's population?
And what kind of technological advances we could make if we all worked together and had no war?