Worth ignoring the catchy title and looking at the article which you can get for free by following the New York Time link. It’s quite short. The abstract covers it nicely:
In this article, we address the cosmic frequency of technological
species. Recent advances in exoplanet studies provide strong
constraints on all astrophysical terms in…
Let’s hope she doesn’t end up like Aaron Swartz
Probably a good idea if she never travels to the US.
mmurray commented on the post, Monkeys Move Wheelchairs Using Just Their Thoughts 4 months ago
For me that is a deeply disturbing image. Have we actually learnt enough from this experiment to justify this ? It seems we have learnt the not particularly surprising result that tapping into the brain works better than electrodes on the scalp. I’d like to see publications like this be required to publish their ethical justifications as well…[Read more]
mmurray commented on the post, NASA wants to build a jet so fast you can fly to any city in six hours 4 months, 4 weeks ago
Interesting. The jet lag will still suck though.
mmurray commented on the post, 10 Easy Ways You Can Tell For Yourself That The Earth Is Round 6 months ago
Have a look at the hundreds of videos on YouTube from people who have sent cameras up high on weather balloons. Are all these people really part of the Illuminati round earth conspiracy ?
Look at a city with high […]