## Are we alone? Statistical analysis suggests that if we are typical, then the answer is probably yes

If there are other civilizations in the Universe, then why, after 60 years of listening and looking, haven't we found any evidence of their existence? According to Daniel Whitmire, retired astrophysicist at the University of Arkansas, this may be because there's no one out there to find. Using statistical analysis, Whitmire concludes that, if Earth is typical, then it isn't possible for any other technological civilizations to exist at the same time as us... Continue Reading Are we alone? Statistical analysis suggests that if we are typical, then the answer is probably yes Category: Space Tags: Related Articles: The CRISPR controversy: Scientists skeptical over recent critical study Shark Shield electrical forcefield fends off 90% of attacks Why the cockeyed squid has asymmetrical eyeballs Eddie Paul: How to build a mechanical shark

### Are we alone? Statistical analysis suggests that if we are typical, then the answer is probably yes

If there are other civilizations in the Universe, then why, after 60 years of listening and looking, haven't we found any evidence of their existence? According to Daniel Whitmire, retired ...

**Sun 13 Aug 17** from Gizmag

### The implications of cosmic silence

The universe is incomprehensibly vast, with billions of other planets circling billions of other stars. The potential for intelligent life to exist somewhere out there should be enormous.

**Fri 11 Aug 17** from Phys.org

The Implications of Cosmic Silence, Fri 11 Aug 17 from Newswise

### Where is everybody? The implications of cosmic silence

Applying the principle of mediocrity to the Drake equation, a probabilistic estimate of the number of intelligent species in the universe, leads to the conclusion that technological species ...

**Sat 12 Aug 17** from ScienceDaily

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