## Fermi's Paradox

### Links

#### Fermi's Paradox and the Preparation for Contact Hypothesis

http://www.ufoskeptic.org/contact.html

Suggests that aliens might be "preparing" mankind for the eventuality of meeting species from other worlds.

#### Fermi's Paradox

http://xray.sai.msu.ru/~lipunov/text/ashkl/node3.html

Summary and a few probability calculations.

#### Debate Topic: Fermi's Paradox

http://www.phys.unsw.edu.au/astro/seti/dt/fermi.html

A couple of possible resolutions to the question of galactic colonization.

#### Fermi Paradox/Drake Equation

http://www.newton.dep.anl.gov/askasci/phy99/phy99024.htm

Drake's equation attempts to estimate the number N of currently extant civilizations in our galaxy that would be able to contact each other.

#### Fermi's Paradox, The Great Silence, and The Singularity

http://www.asi.org/adb/06/09/03/02/108/fermi-singularity.html

Long article discussing the implications of what is known so far about other life in the universe.

#### I.T. seeks E.T.

http://astronomy.swin.edu.au/staff/gmackie/Fermi_Drake.html

Discusses the Allen Telescope Array (ATA) scheduled to be completed by 2005 and the search for extraterrestial life as it related to Fermi's Paradox and the Drake Equation.

#### A Wild Hypothesis

Essay on the development of civilizations.

#### The Possibilities of FTL: Or Fermi's Paradox Reconsidered

http://www-personal.engin.umich.edu/~fritx/Ftlessay/essay.html

Discusses some of the logic behind arguments for and against humans being alone in the universe.

#### UFO Evidence : Fermi's Paradox

http://www.ufoevidence.org/topics/Fermi.htm

Links to articles and documents explaining or discussing the paradox.

#### Wikipedia - Fermi Paradox

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fermi_paradox

Encyclopedia article summarizing the concept.