I've never seen the hole in Uranus.
However, the alien connection, we do seem to be desperate to make contact. Probably for good reason - if we had something to focus all of the worlds eyes on something more interesting, then maybe, just maybe we could stop squabbling over all the things we do, and realise our place in the universe.
Astronomy is great because the people who study it as a whole realise better than anyone, who we are and where were going as a species.
We dont want wars, fighting and conflict, politicians, nationalistic fascism, reality TV, Paris Hilton and all the shit, we just want to be left alone to discover.
Just like we all used to do when we were first let off to play without parental supervision when we were children. Everything is interesting and fascinating, and you dont care about anything else but being amazed and intregued by the world outside the backyard.