From: Robin Lee Powell (email@example.com)
Date: Thu Jan 04 2007 - 11:51:48 MST
On Thu, Jan 04, 2007 at 01:28:04PM -0500, John K Clark wrote:
> One Von Newman Probe sent to just one other sun would cost pocked
> change for an advanced civilization, to suggest that not one
> individual in one of those civilizations bothered to do so even on
> a whim is simply not credible. Even if the probe moved no faster
> than the rockets of today (a ridiculously conservative idea) it
> could engineer the entire Galaxy in less than 50 million years,
> the blink of an eye. But we do not see an engineered Galaxy; I
> think I have a pretty good idea why and I don't think you do.
And that is... ?
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