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Entries by Seth Shostak from 08/2010

Where Are the Aliens? Fermi Paradox Redux

| Posted 08.08.2010 | Technology

We don't see any evidence extraterrestrial life. Does that mean that Homo sapiens is the smartest species within 100 thousand light-years? That would be remarkable and, judging by my daily interaction with said species, scary.

Don't Tell ET!

| Posted 08.18.2010 | Technology

If SETI detects an extraterrestrial transmission, will someone grab the microphone and reply? If so, who speaks for Earth?

Martians? Ho Hum.

| Posted 08.22.2010 | Technology


New Homes for ET?

| Posted 08.27.2010 | Technology

The type of multiple-planet solar system we live in isn't oddball at all, but is as humdrum as hairpins. That would, of course, be good news for those who hope to find extraterrestrial life.