Humans may never discover evidence of alien life because we'll accidentally destroy it.
That's the bold theory from a top physicist who believes we could wipe out aliens without even realizing it.
Scientists think it's likely alien
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And the answer may be that the human will (and may have
Alexander Berezin, of Russia's RENT, [details]
He believes that when it comes to traveling between stars, we 'in a first in, last out' situation.
Berezin said that many types of "life" could gain access to high-speed space travel.
However, he argues that the type of civilization does not matter ̵
"The specific nat
"They might [be] biological organisms like ourselves, rogue" AIs that rebelled against their creators, or distributed planet-scale minds like those described by Stanislaw Lem in Solaris. "
According to Berezin," first eradicate all competition, to fuel its own expansion. "
He says this does not mean all race would intentionally destroy other forms
"They simply do not notice, the same way a construction crew demolishes an anthill to build a real estate because they paint incentive to protect it," he wrote.
In this scenario,
Berezin believes that this is not the case.
physicist argues that this ann
"One rogue AI can potentially populate the entire supercluster with copies of itself, turning every solar system into a supercomputer," wrote.  "And there is no need to ask why it would do that. "All that matters is that it can."
He said this terrifying future means that because we are the first to arrive at interstellar travel, we "most likely want the last to leave."
This story originally appeared in The Sun.