Originally posted by neoholographic
It's not just Kaku. Stephen Hawking said "aliens almost certainly exist."
Michio Kaku is a great sci-fi writer, but a terrible scientist.
"Some scientists say that perhaps we are the only life forms in the universe. Give me a break! I mean, how many stars are there out there in the universe, anyway? The Hubble Space Telescope can see about a hundred billion galaxies -- that's the visible universe," Kaku says on the alien TV special.
“Each galaxy consists of a hundred billion stars. Do the math. A hundred billion times a hundred billion is 10 sextillion. That’s one with 22 zeros after it. There definitely are aliens in outer space — they’re out there!”
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Just because we exist means nothing. Koala bears can be found in Australia, so they must be everywhere, right? That's his entire basis for his statement
"They're Definitely Aliens in Outer Space" Michio Kaku
Originally posted by FlyersFan
"They're Definitely Aliens in Outer Space" Michio Kaku
Sure ... the Drake Equation pretty much solves that. But the real question ... are there aliens on earth? I just saw the Travis Walton 'paranormal witness' yesterday and I have to say .. YES. I'd like to see Michio Kaku and other scientists say yes to THAT question as well.
Originally posted by neoholographic
It's not just Kaku. Stephen Hawking said "aliens almost certainly exist."
Originally posted by neoholographic
...The fact is, it took awhile for many of them to accept that extraterrestrials exist and make statements like Kaku or Hawkings....
Originally posted by demonhauntedworld
Expand it to the Universe and you will find that any non-zero value in the Equation's terms lead to a mathematical certainty of other life in the universe.
Originally posted by Druscilla
Gagarin said it, perhaps not exactly that way, but, it was said.edit on 20-3-2013 by Druscilla because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by karen61560
reply to post by raj10463
Impossible. It is logically impossible that we are the only ones. That is so egocentric its not even funny. I love this analogy: If you went to the ocean and filled up a large bucket with water and had no fish or any other life forms in the bucket do you conclude that there is no life in the ocean?
Originally posted by Outrageo
One of my favorite books on this subject. It has silenced many "we are alone" protagonists. The math is flawless. The math evidence is overwhelming. Irrefutable.
Originally posted by neoholographic
The fact is, it took awhile for many of them to accept that extraterrestrials exist and make statements like Kaku or Hawkings. This is because extraterrestrial life is seen as some special formula that needs special or extraordinary evidence. If you take away these societal barriers it's been plain to see that extraterrestrials exist.
reply to post by draknoir2
I think you've got that inverted. Any zero value would lead to a mathematical certainty of ZERO civilizations in our galaxy with which communication might be possible. All terms must be non-zero.
Originally posted by Blue Shift
Originally posted by Outrageo
One of my favorite books on this subject. It has silenced many "we are alone" protagonists. The math is flawless. The math evidence is overwhelming. Irrefutable.
Maybe I have a dime in my pocket. Maybe I don't. You can show me all the mathematical and statistical models in the world that have to do with the probability of me having a dime in my pocket. But either I do, or I don't.
Originally posted by Mykey057420
It's a forgone conclusion life has evolved elsewhere, the size of the universe guarantees it.
Originally posted by demonhauntedworld
reply to post by draknoir2
I think you've got that inverted. Any zero value would lead to a mathematical certainty of ZERO civilizations in our galaxy with which communication might be possible. All terms must be non-zero.
Exactly. And we know there is more than one (us). Therefore...edit on 21-3-2013 by demonhauntedworld because: text
Originally posted by draknoir2
Originally posted by Blue Shift
Originally posted by Outrageo
One of my favorite books on this subject. It has silenced many "we are alone" protagonists. The math is flawless. The math evidence is overwhelming. Irrefutable.
Maybe I have a dime in my pocket. Maybe I don't. You can show me all the mathematical and statistical models in the world that have to do with the probability of me having a dime in my pocket. But either I do, or I don't.
Schrödinger disagrees.