May 1, 2016

Probability we’re the only intelligent life ever? Really low, say astronomers

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A new paper shows that the recent discoveries of exoplanets, plus a revised Drake’s equation, produces a new, empirically valid probability of whether any other advanced civilizations have ever existed.

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  1. Bennie Beaver says:

    Once an advance civilization has passed Kurzweil’s singularity who can know the mind of a God like being, and its desires, or even its need/desire to travel to places it can create at home.

    Anything/element can be created out of a supply of hydrogen long as it last. Calculate the likelihood such a civilization would want to travel like T.V. series “Star Trek”? Would such God like being really want to be discovered?

    Considering the laws of nature are ubiquitous, & all things/condition in universe can be created at home in a virtual reality, why take the risk and go where no man has gone before?