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2022-11-16: Are there Undiscovered Elements Beyond The Periodic Table?

  • 20:10: ... you know that’s another solution to the Fermi paradox - that the first civilization became cosmic horrors, obliterating ...
  • 20:32: Of course it’s exactly this thinking that gets you the dark forest solution to the Fermi Paradox.

2022-06-30: Could We Decode Alien Physics?

  • 15:41: ... years or less is a strong factor  to consider when pondering the Fermi paradox.   We did an episode on this once upon a time.    Knurlgnar24 ...

2022-06-22: Is Interstellar Travel Impossible?

  • 00:18: Ever since Enrico Fermi asked his famous question “Where is everybody?” We’ve pondered the mystery of the Fermi Paradox.
  • 01:07: ... it because, frankly, I don’t want it to be the real answer to the Fermi paradox It’s the idea that we don’t see aliens because interstellar travel is ...
  • 04:20: And if the answer is no, have we solved the Fermi paradox in the least interesting way possible?
  • 13:58: And it's certainly not a clear explanation of the Fermi paradox.

2022-05-25: The Evolution of the Modern Milky Way Galaxy

  • 14:38: ... the one on the galactic habitable zone and its implications for the fermi paradox, and the one   where we showed why space is not expanding ...
  • 15:22: ... number for possible origins of life  to help explain the Fermi paradox. We want to find   out if even the most conservative estimate ...
  • 15:56: Some of you pointed out other  possible explanations for the   Fermi paradox and the specialness of Earth.

2022-05-18: What If the Galactic Habitable Zone LIMITS Intelligent Life?

  • 01:07: ... see  any other signs of technological life? This is the   Fermi Paradox, which of course we’ve talked about  before. But one possible ...
  • 12:04: ... origins for life in the Milky Way,   so we haven’t solved the Fermi Paradox. Quite  the opposite - we’ve made it worse. This team   ...
  • 13:03: ... So it sounds like we haven’t made progress  solving the Fermi Paradox. But actually we have.   There is a roadblock in the chain ...

2021-12-10: 2021 End of Year AMA!

  • 00:02: ... if the galaxy is full of life if um if life is common then per the fermi paradox we should have been visited many times and it should be very apparent ...

2019-11-04: Why We Might Be Alone in the Universe

  • 00:22: And perhaps resolves the Fermi Paradox.
  • 03:05: ... Fermi Paradox notes the apparent contradiction between the massive abundance of ...
  • 03:19: Now, we’ve talked about the Fermi Paradox before, and some potential solutions.
  • 03:35: ... solution to the Fermi paradox is often expressed in terms of one or more great filters - extremely ...
  • 12:03: The Fermi paradox surely has a solution, and that solution may be that the galaxy is as empty as it looks.

2019-09-30: How Many Universes Are There?

  • 08:49: Here it is: eternal inflation may solve the Fermi Paradox.

2019-06-17: How Black Holes Kill Galaxies

  • 12:04: ... number of people wondered whether the Fermi Paradox might be explained by the fact that neutron star collisions are rare so ...

2018-10-31: Are Virtual Particles A New Layer of Reality?

  • 13:43: ... week we talked about the latest thinking on the Fermi paradox and what conclusions we can really draw about this persistently annoying ...
  • 13:54: ... few people say that the Fermi paradox isn't really even paradoxical with some common objections about the ...
  • 15:15: The Fermi paradox must be explained by a very long chain of soft filters that add up to extremely small probability or one or more hard filters.

2018-10-25: Will We Ever Find Alien Life?

  • 00:06: The silence of the galaxy and the resulting Fermi paradox has perplexed us for over half a century.
  • 00:23: [THEME MUSIC] When Enrico Fermi uttered the words, "where is everybody," he was succinctly summarizing what has become known as the Fermi paradox.
  • 01:22: The Fermi paradox has become only more paradoxical.
  • 07:08: A number of attempts have been made to address the Fermi paradox based on this new data.
  • 10:23: Our modern understanding of the Fermi paradox permits a second interpretation.
  • 11:56: But even thousands of years is brief enough to help explain the Fermi paradox.

2016-09-14: Self-Replicating Robots and Galactic Domination

  • 01:21: So we get back to the famous Fermi Paradox.
  • 06:41: This brings us back to the Fermi paradox.

2016-08-24: Should We Build a Dyson Sphere?

  • 09:40: Either way, Fermi paradox solved.

2015-11-18: 5 Ways to Stop a Killer Asteroid

  • 08:31: ... Time." In a recent episode we talked about the origin of life and the Fermi paradox. ...
  • 10:06: And so it makes the Fermi paradox even more paradoxical.

2015-11-05: Why Haven't We Found Alien Life?

  • 00:43: ... Milky Way so un "Star Warsy?" This genuine oddity is referred to as the Fermi paradox and the resolution for it has to be that there's some sort of great ...

2015-02-25: How Do You Measure the Size of the Universe?

  • 05:50: ... real point of Fermi paradox is that colonization on a galactic scale could happen so quickly that if ...

2015-02-18: Is It Irrational to Believe in Aliens?

  • 04:51: And it now bears his name, the Fermi paradox.
  • 05:02: Now you can, of course, explain the Fermi paradox away.
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