Fermi Paradox

March 26, 2019

Are Aliens Ignoring Us? Maybe We’re Already Their Captives in a ‘Galactic Zoo’

Why hasn’t Earth received any messages from extraterrestrials yet? Perhaps because we’re already unwitting inhabitants in a so-called galactic zoo. This was one of the scenarios […]
February 22, 2019

Where are all the aliens? Struggling and hustling, just like us

Conventional wisdom has it that aliens should be either everywhere, or nowhere. A new model suggests they can be both. If the galaxy is billions of […]
June 25, 2018

New model predicts that we’re probably the only advanced civilization in the observable universe

The Fermi Paradox remains a stumbling block when it comes to the search for extra-terrestrial intelligence (SETI). Named in honor of the famed physicist Enrico Fermi […]
October 15, 2015

Alien 'megastructures' orbiting star

Astronomers may have found giant alien ‘megastructures’ orbiting star near the Milky Way A star identified by the Kepler Space Telescope may harbour structures which could […]
December 29, 2014

Alien hunters spot a 'COFFIN' on Mars – and they want Nasa to take a closer look

From fossilised iguanas to Obama’s head, conspiracy theorists appear to have found all manner of things on Mars. And now an alien coffin can be added […]
February 9, 2013

What are the odds there is life in outer space?

Ever since humans acknowledged the enormity of the universe, we have intuited that life must exist somewhere, either in our galaxy or some galaxy far, far away. If […]
December 17, 2012

Are we living inside a computer simulation?

The popular film trilogy, The Matrix, presented a cyberuniverse where humans live in a simulated reality created by sentient machines. Now, a philosopher and team of physicists imagine […]