Fermi Paradox

Beyond “Fermi’s Paradox” XI: What is the Transcension Hypothesis

Welcome back to our Fermi Paradox series, where we take a look at possible resolutions to Enrico Fermi’s famous question,…

4 weeks ago

Beyond “Fermi’s Paradox” X: What is the Firstborn Hypothesis?

In this latest instalment, we explore the possibility that humanity is an early arrival to the Universe, and that intelligent…

1 month ago

Beyond “Fermi’s Paradox” IX: What is the Brief Window Hypothesis?

In this latest installment in our Fermi series, we take a look at the possibility that advanced civilizations only have…

2 months ago

Beyond “Fermi’s Paradox” VIII: What is the Zoo Hypothesis?

Another possible resolution to the Fermi Paradox: we could all be living in some giant "nature preserve" where the aliens…

2 months ago

Beyond “Fermi’s Paradox” VII: What it the Planetarium Hypothesis

In this instalment, we explore the possibility that we haven't heard from aliens because they've got us in a simulated…

2 months ago

Beyond “Fermi’s Paradox” VI: What is the Berserker Hypothesis?

In our latest instalment, we explore the possibility that the reason we haven't heard from aliens is because they've been…

2 months ago

Beyond “Fermi’s Paradox” IV: What is the Rare Earth Hypothesis?

Looking to answer the question of "where are all the aliens," some scientists have suggested that planets like Earth might…

3 months ago

Beyond “Fermi’s Paradox” III: What is the Great Filter?

In 1996, economist/futurist Robin Hanson proposed a possible resolution to the Fermi Paradox: there's a "Great Filter" that prevents intelligent…

3 months ago

Fraser and John Michael Godier Debate the Fermi Paradox

As many of you are no doubt aware, our noble publisher, Fraser Cain, occasionally has the opportunity to sit down…

1 year ago

Maybe Self-Replicating Robot Probes are Destroying Each Other. That’s Why We Don’t See Them

A new study takes a look at the Fermi Paradox by considering the possibility that alien von Neumann probes could…

2 years ago