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why we can’t follow project kronos’ blueprint
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why we can’t follow project kronos’ blueprint

The implications of the exploration strategy in Project Kronos may look fascinating, but imply some very scary and disturbing things...

separating ancient history from ancient fiction
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separating ancient history from ancient fiction

One of the biggest questions no one asks ancient astronaut theorists is if they think our ancestors ever wrote fiction.

why military ufo sightings are so hard to explain
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why military ufo sightings are so hard to explain

It's one thing when people can't explain the weird things they see in the night sky. But what if a UFO sighting takes place over a military base and high ranking officers have no idea what happened?

just how habitable is gliese 163c?
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just how habitable is gliese 163c?

For all the excitement about this potentially habitable world, we still don't know much about it and its ability to host life.

what a crab computer can tell us about seti
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what a crab computer can tell us about seti

A study using soldier crabs to emulate computers is actually a perfect illustration of how different alien computing could be.

how do we find relativistic alien rockets?
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how do we find relativistic alien rockets?

If aliens want to go really, really fast, there's a small chance we could catch them in the act.

so how would you claim territory in outer space?
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so how would you claim territory in outer space?

As vast empires on Earth once learned, claiming an immense territory doesn't mean controlling it.

why reverse-engineering alien tech is a pain
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why reverse-engineering alien tech is a pain

Reverse-engineering alien technology is a common sci-fi and conspiracy theory trope. But doing it in real life would be a lot harder than it sounds...

why aliens wouldn’t want us or our gold
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why aliens wouldn’t want us or our gold

Ancient astronaut theorists claim that aliens wanted our planet for gold mining. But why would they need gold, much less in a place where it's hard to extract?

should we be looking for a dyson semaphore?
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should we be looking for a dyson semaphore?

Could an alien civilization set up a way to communicate with us more visually than just sending a laser or microwave broadcast?

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