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The age of the universe and its vast number of stars suggests that extraterrestrial life should be common. If that’s the case, then where is everyone? In this infographic we explore some possibilities, ranging from the Zoo Hypothesis to the Technological Singularity

The age of the universe and its vast number of stars suggests that extraterrestrial life should be common. If that’s the case, then where is everyone? In this infographic we explore some possibilities, ranging from the Zoo Hypothesis to the Technological Singularity

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from Laughing Squid

An Animated Explanation of Possible Solutions to the Fermi Paradox

In a recent follow-up to their video about the Fermi paradox, design studio Kurzgesagt offers a few possible solutions to the problem of why, if the Universe is so vast, humans have yet to contact …

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from io9

This Animated Explanation Of The Fermi Paradox Is Fantastic

The universe is unbelievably big — trillions of stars and even more planets. So… there just has to be life out there, right? But where is it? And more importantly, what does this tell us about our own fate in this gigantic and scary universe?

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A graphical representation of the Arecibo message – Humanity's first attempt to use radio waves to actively communicate its existence to alien civilizations

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from Gizmodo

The Fermi Paradox: Where the Hell Are the Other Earths?

The Fermi Paradox: Where the Hell Are the Other Earths? Diagram of how long it would take a level III society to colonize the galaxy.

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Bill Nye’s Answer to the Fermi Paradox The Fermi

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11 of the Weirdest Solutions to the Fermi Paradox

"Now, it’s totally possible that the signs of ETIs are all around us, but we just can’t see them. Either we’re too stupid to notice, or we still need to develop our technologies to detect the signals. According to the current SETI approach, we should be listening for radio signatures. But a civilization far more advanced than our own might be using a different technique entirely."