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7.2.80 new-alien

(new-alien name [GEOMETRY])
Create a new alien (geom not in the world) with the given name (a string). GEOMETRY is a string giving an OOGL geometry specification. If GEOMETRY is omitted, the new alien is given an empty geometry. If an object with that name already exists, the new alien is given a unique name. The light beams that are used to move around the lights are an example of aliens. They're drawn but are not controllable the way ordinary objects are: they don't appear in the object browser and the user can't move them with the normal motion modes.