fermi paradox

Hibernating Aliens Could Explain The Great Silence

Hibernating Aliens Could Explain The Great Silence

We have yet to find any traces of extraterrestrial intelligence, a vexing problem known as the Fermi Paradox. A new solution to the “where are all the aliens?” conundrum suggests that advanced aliens do exist — but they’re in a self-imposed state of hibernation, waiting for a future era of…

New Calculation Shows We’ll Make Contact With Aliens In About 1500 Years

New Calculation Shows We’ll Make Contact With Aliens In About 1500 Years

The disturbing Fermi Paradox suggests we should have made contact with an extraterrestrial civilisation by now, yet we haven’t. By applying a 500-year-old philosophical principle, a Cornell University researcher has shown that the Great Silence is not unexpected — we just need to give it more time.