We’ve been searching for extraterrestrial intelligence for decades now—and it’s high time we found something. Yet, to our immense frustration, all searches thus far have come up decidedly empty. So, what gives? We’ve assembled a number of tentative theories for why ET is giving us the cold shoulder.
The Kardashev Scale measures the technological capabilities of advanced alien civilizations that may exist in our universe. How do humans rank? (Spoiler: not very well)
It’s been said that to apply one’s imagination to the possibilities of the future is a valuable spiritual exercise. We heartily agree—and what could be more spiritually gratifying than to imagine the future possibilities of human evolution? Come along as we take a journey into the strange and unfamiliar country of our species’ evolutionary future.
Here's what it would be like on a world with unlimited energy.
This is what our world could look like millennia from now.
Getting out of the Stone Age isn't easy.
We will be able to manipulate (and, in many ways, manufacture) our own world.
If we want to advance as a civilization, according to the Kardashev Scale, we will need to harness the power of our planet.
We have reached a turning point in society. According to renowned theoretical physicist Michio Kaku, the next 100 years of science will determine whether we perish or thrive. Will we remain a Type 0...
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