Where are all the aliens?? According to scientists, the Milky Way galaxy should be teeming with life, but when we point our telescopes and radio dishes at the sky we find nothing but stale, empty space. Is it possible that we’re actually alone in the universe?
Join Shane and Duncan for an exploration of the fascinating Fermi Paradox, and learn what science tells us about the alien conundrum.
In this episode:
Lunch with Enrico Fermi
Where are the aliens?
The crazy, mind-boggling, existentially terrifying scale of the universe
The Great Filter
Apex-predator-civilizations theory (Great White Sharks of the universe)
Interspecies communication, exponential technological progress, and interpretive dance
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