Fermi Paradox: Dark Forest Theory

The Dark Forest Theory is a possible explanation for the Fermi Paradox, albeit a darker and unappealing possibility. The Fermi Paradox, named after physicist Enrico Fermi who conceived the idea, poses a simple yet dauntingly perplexing premise: 1)      If there are...

The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI)

The Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence (SETI) is an international effort devoted to answering one of humanity’s most perplexing questions: are we alone in the universe? The tumultuous history of this ambitious endeavor rose from humble beginnings at the dawn of...