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5 Pop Culture Apocalypse Scenarios and How They Might Happen

Since the earliest days, humankind has pondered the end of the world. We’ve imagined messianic judgment days, cataclysmic comets, hyperspace bypasses, and Mega Maids. Here are a few apocalyptic scenarios from recent popular culture, how they might happen, and how likely they are to occur. 1. Subterranean Apocalypse Some existential threats are waiting quietly beneath the surface [...]

How many intelligent aliens are out there ?

In the vastness of the cosmos are alien civilizations common or are they few and far between ? In the 1960s astronomer Frank Drake devised an equation…

Earth is Becoming Less Detectable to Extraterrestrials

Scientists meeting for a SETI conference have been told that recent developments in communications technology are rendering the Earth less detectable to alien civilizations. In the past, TV and radio programmes were broadcast from huge ground stations that transmitted signals at thousands of watts. These could be picked up relatively easily across the depths of space, [...]