The fermi paradox is neither Fermi's nor a paradox.

@article{Gray2015TheFP,
  title={The fermi paradox is neither Fermi's nor a paradox.},
  author={R. Gray},
  journal={Astrobiology},
  year={2015},
  volume={15 3},
  pages={
          195-9
        }
}
  • R. Gray
  • Published 2015
  • Physics, Medicine, Chemistry
  • Astrobiology
The so-called Fermi paradox claims that if technological life existed anywhere else, we would see evidence of its visits to Earth--and since we do not, such life does not exist, or some special explanation is needed. Enrico Fermi, however, never published anything on this topic. On the one occasion he is known to have mentioned it, he asked "Where is everybody?"--apparently suggesting that we do not see extraterrestrials on Earth because interstellar travel may not be feasible, but not… Expand

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