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Robert A. Freitas Jr.
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Xenology may be defined as the
scientific study of all aspects of extraterrestrial life,
intelligence, and civilization.
Similarly, xenobiology refers to the
study of the biology of extraterrestrial lifeforms not native to
Earth, xenopsychology refers to the higher mental processes of such
lifeforms if they are intelligent, and so forth.