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Comment: Max Tegmark at MIT says no aliens exist... (Score 1) 211

by lsulfate (#42104633) Attached to: Hairspray Could Help Us Find Advanced Alien Civilizations
...and that's good enough for me. He points out that the Milky Way is only 100,000 ly wide. Therefore, if there were alien life out there with advanced civilizations, they would find travelling such a small distance a piece of cake and would have discovered us by now. But they haven't. And Tegmark says if the whole galaxy we live in has no life, it's highly unlikely there's life any elsewhere, either -- even if the universe is infinite, it's likely we're the only living creatures in it.

A committee is a life form with six or more legs and no brain. -- Lazarus Long, "Time Enough For Love"