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The Fermi Paradox (Encore)

The Fermi Paradox (Encore)

Update: 2023-06-014


In a previous episode, I spoke about the Drake equation and the odds of there being intelligent extraterrestrial life. Many people have used the Drake equation to argue that it is almost impossible for there not to be intelligent life in our galaxy. 

However, in the summer of 1950, physicist Enrico Fermi pushed back against this by asking a very simple question: if there are so many intelligent civilizations, where are they?

Learn more about the Fermi Paradox and some possible answers to the question, on this episode of Everything Everywhere Daily.


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The Fermi Paradox (Encore)

The Fermi Paradox (Encore)

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