The Fermi Paradox & the Aurora Effect

A new paper has come out discussing how the Fermi Paradox might be explained by the rigors of traveling space for interstellar colonization, causing settlements to be rare and and possibly not long-lived. We’ll look at this model for spreading humanity out across the galaxy and see what insights or flaws it might have.

The Fermi Paradox and the Aurora Effect:
Aurora by Kim Stanley Robinson (KSR):

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Credits – The Fermi Paradox: The Aurora Effect
Episode 176a, Season 5 E10a

Written by:
Darius Said
Isaac Arthur
Mark Warburton

Gloria Meadows
Keith Blockus
Matthew Campbell
Sigmund Kopperud

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Bryan Versteeg
Fishy Tree

Produced & Narrated by:
Isaac Arthur

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