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Computing and the Fermi Paradox: A New Idea Emerges--The Aliens Are All Asleep

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Credit: IEEE Spectrum; Alien: Alamy

Anders Sandberg and Stuart Armstrong of the University of Oxford's Future of Humanity Institute, working with Milan Ćirković of the University of Novi Sad in Serbia and Montenegro, recently offered a new way to link the Fermi Paradox—the odd fact that we've never heard from an alien civilization—with matters of computation.

From IEEE Spectrum
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