Doomsday: Sooner rather than later?

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  

1 thought on “Doomsday: Sooner rather than later?

  1. I think if human beings are still around in 8.7 million years and this does happen, if we’re not a Type III civilization by then that’s long since left Earth, it will have practically been a failure anyway.

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