Are We the Only Intelligent Beings in the Universe?

The Anthropic Argument against the existence of extraterrestrial intelligence.

Silhouette of standing woman looking at the Milky Way Galaxy at night. Source: Denis Belitsky, via Shutterstock.

The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence, or SETI, began as a scientific discipline about 60 years ago; despite decades of searching, we still don’t have any hard scientific evidence for the existence of alien civilizations. There are many…



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Jimmy Ng, Ph. D

I write about science, technology, and science fiction; 3x top writer (science, space, future); semiconductor engineer by day