Panel 1: A group of aliens is standing on a spaceship, looking at a picture of Earth on a screen.
Alien 1: “What do you think Earthlings are up to now?”
Alien 2: “According to their news, they’ve just made a major breakthrough in gene editing.”
Panel 2: The aliens zoom in on the screen, showing a close-up of a news headline.
Headline: “Gene Editing Breakthrough Raises Ethical Questions.”
Alien 3: “Ah, they’re still asking those pesky ethical questions.”
Panel 3: One of the aliens pulls out a book titled “The Ethics of Alien Exploration.”
Alien 1: “Speaking of ethics, have you guys read this book?”
Alien 2: “No, what’s it about?”
Panel 4: The first alien shows the book to the others, revealing the title and author.
Book title: “The Ethics of Alien Exploration” by Dr. John Smith.
Alien 1: “It’s written by one of their top scientists. He argues that we should only explore other planets if we can do so without harming the local ecosystems.”
Panel 5: The aliens look at each other, nodding in agreement.
Alien 3: “Sounds like a wise approach.”
Alien 2: “Agreed. Let’s make sure we follow that principle on our next mission.”
Panel 6: The aliens fly off in their spaceship, leaving Earth behind.
Alien 1: “Until next time, Earthlings. Keep asking those pesky ethical questions.”