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A Necro-Biological Explanation for the Fermi Paradox

@article{Kane2014ANE,
  title={A Necro-Biological Explanation for the Fermi Paradox},
  author={Stephen R. Kane and Franck Selsis},
  journal={arXiv: Popular Physics},
  year={2014}
}
As we learn more about the frequency and size distribution of exoplanets, we are discovering that terrestrial planets are exceedingly common. The distribution of orbital periods in turn results in many of these planets being the occupants of the Habitable Zone of their host stars. Here we show that a conclusion of prevalent life in the universe presents a serious danger due to the risk of spreading Spontaneous Necro-Animation Psychosis (SNAP), or Zombie-ism. We quantify the extent of the danger… 

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