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Inflation-Theory Implications for Extraterrestrial Visitation

  title={Inflation-Theory Implications for Extraterrestrial Visitation},
  author={Jason Deardoff and Bernard Haisch and Bruce S. Maccabee and Harold E. Puthoff},
  journal={Journal of the British Interplanetary Society},
It has recently been argued that anthropic reasoning applied to inflation theory reinforces the prediction that we should find ourselves part of a large, galaxy-sized civilisation, thus strengthening Fermi’s paradox concerning “Where are they?” Furthermore, superstring and M-brane theory allow for the possibility of parallel universes, some of which in principle could be habitable. In addition, discussion of such exotic transport concepts as “traversable wormholes” now appears in the rigorous… 
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