Episode 609

Why Haven't Aliens Settled Every Star In The Milky Way? With Adam Frank

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January 11th, 2020

14 mins 40 secs

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At the American Astronomical Society's meeting Honolulu I got a chance to talk with Adam Frank about new research he's worked with Caleb Scharf, Jonathan Carroll-Nellenback and Jason Wright about the Fermi Paradox. They calculated how difficult it would be for aliens traveling at 10% the speed of light to settle the entire Milky Way, and it turns out, it's not as simple as you might think.

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