Archive for February, 2012

Doomsday: Sooner rather than later?

Friday, February 3rd, 2012

Sudden Future Singularities (SFS) have been a lively area in cosmology the last few years, hitting the mainstream media as “the Big Rip”, which even featured in a story by Stephen Baxter. Now it seems a pressure-driven SFS might occur in a mere 8.7 million years…

http://arxiv.org/pdf/1201.6661v1.pdf

…Fermi Paradox answer? The ETIs are gathering at the Great Attractor to build a gigantic escape hatch via a naked singularity?

Adam