[ExI] Silence in the sky-but why?

Rafal Smigrodzki rafal.smigrodzki at gmail.com
Fri Sep 6 05:11:35 UTC 2013

On Sat, Aug 31, 2013 at 4:05 PM, TwentFirstCentury Matters
<matters21stcentury at yahoo.com> wrote:
> "### Absolutely. Plus, we have to remember that our information about
> the far reaches of the universe is very outdated. It takes time for
> light cones to intersect... not seeing signs of expansions in galaxies
> farther than 0.7 billion
> years is to be expected. This means we don't have to be the firstborn
> in the whole universe, only the firstborn in a much smaller sphere, to
> explain the still-empty skies."
> Rafal,
> would you surmise the farther away beings might be, the more unlike humans
> they would be?

### No, I don't think that is the case, the basic physics does not
seem to change at the visible universe scale, at least not in an
easily detectable way, so the resulting intelligences should be
similar as well.


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