Discovery: Technological Global Warming Killed all the Aliens

Discovery has a theory as to why we haven’t discovered evidence of intelligent alien civilisations; According to Discovery, the handful of planets which have just the right characteristics for life to thrive, are eventually destroyed by a technological environmental cataclysm.

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sonicwrecks1739d ago

There are lots of planets capable of sustaining life, the universe is huge. What they fail to take into account is we've only just started discovering them.

"Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying." - Arthur C. Clarke

RetrospectRealm1738d ago

Yes, exactly. I don't think this was really a good article. After all, it was a guest essay, but the first line gives it away: "The universe is probably filled with habitable planets".

WizzroSupreme1738d ago

I have to wonder how our definition of intelligence compares to actual alien races out there. We may assume so much of ourselves that real aliens might not be able to even converse with us, much less acknowledge our existence.