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  •  We've only been looking for a few years (0+ / 0-)
    If Earth-like planets are relatively common, as scientists increasingly believe, then where are all the Earth-like civilizations?
    Including the SETI efforts from before the discovery of the first exoplanets, the search is significantly younger than I am, and I'm not an old man...not yet anyway.

    The time to ask "Where is everyone?" hasn't arrived.  It won't arrive for at least the next thousand years.

    Tell me what to write. tellmewhattowrite.com 'To know what is right and to do it are two different things.' - Chushingura, a tale of The Forty-Seven Ronin

    by rbird on Sun Apr 21, 2013 at 08:03:19 AM PDT

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    •  Assuming humanity survives that long. (2+ / 0-)
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      JeffW, rbird
      The time to ask "Where is everyone?" hasn't arrived.  It won't arrive for at least the next thousand years.
      Which, frankly, doesn't look like anything close to a sure bet.  

      Renewable energy brings national global security.     

      by Calamity Jean on Mon Apr 22, 2013 at 09:07:34 AM PDT

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