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The findings have implications for more than just earthlings.
As far as extraterrestrial bodies go, Saturn's largest moon is surprisingly like Earth, with a dense atmosphere that could shield delicate earthlings from radiation, reports New Scientist.
Given those numbers, researchers coming here from another planet might report back home that Earthlings love taxes, especially those humans living in rich countries, because high-tax countries tend to be the most prosperous.
That would be good to know if down the road colonies of earthlings intend to make the moon home.
Instead, the natural environment of the Na’vi (those thin, blue-skinned Pandorans) slowly is taking over the structures left by the film’s earthlings.
Far from being your grandkids or great grandkids, any Earthlings who eventually rendezvous with aliens may well constitute replacements for the human race.
Just look at humans and octopuses, Duncan said — both earthlings, but with decidedly different aesthetic flair.
Unbeknownst to most earthlings, the moon is experiencing a crisis.
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Definition of earthling for English Language Learners
: a human being living on Earth
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