Run, Martians, run!

In what is probably the funniest book ever written, on any planet, Jack Handey’s, “What I’d Say to the Martians: And Other Veiled Threats” (2008) covered what is probably our most likely response to alien life; and is in keeping with physicist Stephen Hawking’s warning that it would probably be “too risky” to communicate with aliens. But what if our current expedition to Mars really did uncover traces of life on another planet?