A direct communication proposal to test the Zoo Hypothesis

  title={A direct communication proposal to test the Zoo Hypothesis},
  author={J. P. Magalh{\~a}es},
  journal={Space Policy},
  • J. P. Magalhães
  • Published 2016
  • Physics, Sociology
  • Space Policy
  • Abstract Whether we are alone in the universe is one of the greatest mysteries facing humankind. Given the >100 billion stars in our galaxy, many have argued that it is statistically unlikely that life, including intelligent life, has not emerged anywhere else. The lack of any sign of extraterrestrial intelligence, even though on a cosmic timescale extraterrestrial civilizations would have enough time to cross the galaxy, is known as Fermi's Paradox. One possible explanation for Fermi's Paradox… CONTINUE READING


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