A Multidimensional Impact Model for the Discovery of Extraterrestrial Life

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Vidal, Clément;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1017/CBO9781316272480.006
  • Subject: Astrobiology | extraterrestrial life | SETI | impact of discovery | slow discovery | Rio scale | worldview | spider diagram

Abstract: I first argue that the extraterrestrials we will find will not communicate, for the simple reason that they would likely be either immensely inferior or immensely superior to us. Then, I argue that the discovery of extraterrestrials will be slow, like other pr... View more
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