Planets, life, and the Fermi Paradox

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January 15, 2012
by Bryan Caplan  
Posted in Commentary

"Since junior high, I've believed that the galaxy is full of planets and intelligent life. But it wasn't until I was in my thirties that I heard of the Fermi Paradox. You can boil the paradox down to a sentence: 'Where is everybody?' In other words, 'If there's intelligent life anywhere else in the galaxy, why don't we see any sign of it?'" (01/13/12)  

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