Why Sex with Creatures from the Future is a Bad Idea

Science: Striving to Answer the Big Questions. Be careful out there, people! Also: 186,000 miles per second isn’t just the law, it’s a good idea: Imagine: you’ve traveled all the way across the galaxy to some faraway, potentially life-embracing planet orbiting a faraway star, only to obliterate your destination upon arrival. It’s a very real [Read More...]

You Could Hardly Ask for Anything More

…than the delightful prospect of Mike Flynn holding forth on the problem of Fermi’s Paradox (“If the universe is crowded with alien civilizations, then where is everybody?”). My own view has been expressed in this space several times. Do I believe in non-human rational beings? Of course. They are called “angels” and some of them [Read More...]