On the Likelihood of Observing Extragalactic Civilizations: Predictions from the Self-Indication Assumption

18 Feb 2020 Olson S. Jay

Ambitious civilizations that expand for resources at an intergalactic scale could be observable from a cosmological distance, but how likely is one to be visible to us? The question comes down to estimating the appearance rate of such things in the cosmos --- a radically uncertain quantity... (read more)

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  • COSMOLOGY AND NONGALACTIC ASTROPHYSICS
  • GENERAL RELATIVITY AND QUANTUM COSMOLOGY