Contrary to first impressions, exoplanet discoveries actually strengthen the impact of the Fermi Paradox.
“Technosignatures” is just abstruse enough to evade most Congressional waste hunters.
It sound like an anachronistic political endorsement, but it’s true: the Kepler spacecraft is supporting Michael Denton’s fine-tuning campaign with large contributions of data.
Adam Frank (University of Rochester) interviewed fellow astrophysicist Avi Loeb (Harvard) about the future possibility of detecting “techno-signatures” from space.
If life in the universe is singular, if we’re it and there is no other life, whether intelligent or otherwise, what’s the bad news about that, and what’s the good news?