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Achaz the Transavant
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If you're looking for artwork, the projects mentioned so far are definitely the most cohesive and high quality. If you're looking for more, you can use the search term speculative biology, exobiology, speculative exobiology, speculative evolution in a search engine or on an online art community like deviantart to find more. At this point, drawing aliens is a regular exercise in art schools and for some professional illustrators.

We had this discussion a while back in the 'world builders resources' section
http://www.orionsarm.com/forum/showthread.php?tid=98


There's a book extraterrestrials illustrated by adolf schaller,
http://www.amazon.com/Extraterrestrials-...h-keywords

but here's some of the material online
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/chat/2193819/posts



Also
Some classic books for inspiration
-mission of gravity by hal clement
-dragon's egg by robert l forward
-solaris by stanislaw lem
- The Mote in God's Eye by Larry Niven and Jerry Pournell (Moties)

They're not super hard sci fi, but
Calculating God by robert j sawyer - in which, among other topics, there are aliens that see morality differently.

Lilith's brood by Octavia butler- the Oankali

The three body problem by Cixin Liu (english translation now available) explores several topics, including the society and biology of some aliens who live in an unpredictable triple star system. Great book in general though.


This short story/morality play by Eliezer Yudkowsky
http://lesswrong.com/lw/y5/the_babyeating_aliens_18/
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Achaz the Transavant - by Achaz the Transavant - 04-18-2016, 05:22 AM
RE: Achaz the Transavant - by stevebowers - 04-18-2016, 06:10 AM
RE: Achaz the Transavant - by Drashner1 - 04-18-2016, 07:08 AM
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