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The great silence : the science and philosophy of Fermi's paradox

Milan M. Ćirković author.

First edition.. 2018]

Available at UDM McNichols Campus Library  UDM McNichols Library Stacks  (QB 54 .C575 2018 )()

  • Title:
    The great silence : the science and philosophy of Fermi's paradox
  • Author: Milan M. Ćirković author.
  • Description: Introduction: the many faces of Fermi's paradox -- 'What's past is prologue': cosmological and astrophysical background -- Speaking prose: realism, naturalism, Copernicanism, non-exclusivity -- L'Année Dernière à Marienbad: solipsist solutions -- Terra nostra: 'Rare Earth' and related solutions -- At The Mountains of Madness: neocatastrophic solutions -- The Cities of The Red Night: logistic solutions -- The Tournament: how to rate solutions and avoid exclusivity -- The last challenge for Copernicanism?
    Researchers believe that the universe is vast enough that life has evolved and become technological many times, - yet we have seen no trace of extraterrestrial intelligence. This conundrum, known as the Fermi paradox, is the deepest mystery in the search for extraterrestrial intelligence. Put simply, where is everybody?
  • Local Note: acq2019phy
  • Publication Date: 2018]
  • Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom ; New York : Oxford University Press
  • Format: xxvii, 395 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9780199646302;ISBN 0199646309
  • Subjects: Fermi's paradox; Life on other planets; Fermi's paradox; Life on other planets; 39.02 philosophy and theory of astronomy
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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