Fermi Paradox

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…

2 weeks 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 weeks 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…

1 year ago

New Model Predicts That We’re Probably the Only Advanced Civilization in the Observable Universe

According to a new study by three famed scientists, the Fermi Paradox may have a simple resolution - humanity is…

2 years ago