Fermions & the Fermi Paradox II

Since my first brief note on R.J.Spivey’s essay two newer versions have appeared…

Version 1: From fermions to the Fermi paradox: a fertile cosmos fit for life?

Version 2: Fermi’s pardox and the interpretation of the stelliferous era

Version 3: A biotic cosmos demystified?

…while other researchers have asked whether Dark Matter has a role in making habitable planets in the present day…

Dark Matter and the Habitability of Planets

…the latter arguing that self-annihilating Dark Matter (whatever it might be) may be a significant energy source for starless planets near the Galactic Core. If Spivey’s thesis is correct, then such planets are prime targets for would-be Galactic Colonists to begin their multi-gigayear “conquest”.