Intelligent aliens could be out there... in droves


ALIEN-hunters, take heart. A long-standing argument against finding intelligent extraterrestrial life has been roundly challenged. The theory, suggested by astrophysicist Brandon Carter in the 1980s, assumes set timescales for two processes: the life cycle of a star, and the emergence of complex life. By statistically combining the two it concludes that complex life takes longer to emerge than the life-friendly duration of most stars. If so, we could be alone in the galaxy. Many scientists were unhappy with this conclusion, but could not disprove it. Now a trio of Serbian researchers is disputing Carter’s starting assumptions (Astrobiology, DOI:
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