Winston Churchill predicted moon landing, mused about aliens in newly discovered article


One of Britain’s most influential and respected statesmen was also a science buff who mused about the existence of extraterrestrial life in his spare time, a newly unearthed document reveals.

Former prime minister Winston Churchill, who led his country through the Second World War and then again through the post-war period, began penning an 11-page article titled “Are We Alone in the Universe?” in 1939 and then updated it in the late 1950s after his second tenure at 10 Downing St.