[ExI] cyber-heaven meets dark matter

Ben Zaiboc bbenzai at yahoo.com
Fri Jun 18 10:07:52 UTC 2010

I'm sure this must have been suggested before, but could there be a link between the missing mass and the missing aliens?  Is it too far-fetched to suggest that maybe all the extra mass we can't see is composed of a staggeringly huge number of alien civilisations making super-efficient use of the energy of their local star/brown dwarf/black hole/whatever?

Then the question becomes:  Why is there any visible matter at all?

Maybe it's for incubating new kids on the block, like us.

There must be some kind of test for this idea, like the average rate at which visible stuff becomes invisible?  Or is this just back into Drake Equation territory again? (=sheer guesswork).  I wonder if anyone has ever looked for stars just disappearing?

Ben Zaiboc


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