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
Most people take it for granted that we have yet to make contact with an extraterrestrial civilization. Trouble is, the numbers don’t add up. Our Galaxy is so old that every corner of it should have been visited many, many times over by now. No theory to date has satisfactorily explained away this Great Silence, so it’s time to think outside the box. Here are eleven of the weirdest solutions to the Fermi Paradox.
Top 10 Mind Bending Theories About the Universe - The Fermi paradox in its simplest terms is “where is everybody?” Why have we not come across some trace of an advanced civilization? There are four basic pillars to the argument.
An Animated Explanation of Possible Solutions to the Fermi Paradox
"But the biggest idea, the biggest piece of fiction-meets-genuine-scientific-hypothesis is the overarching story of Mass Effect. It directly addresses one of the great questions of astrobiology – is there intelligent life elsewhere in our galaxy, and if so, why haven’t we intersected with it yet?"