Today’s writer topic comes from QSFer Jim Comer:
Has anyone seen Geoffrey Landis’ intriguing answer to the Fermi Paradox?
If even a very small fraction of the hundred billion stars in the galaxy are home to technological civilizations which colonize over interstellar distances, the entire galaxy should be completely colonized in a few million years. The absence of such extraterrestrial civilizations visiting Earth is the Fermi Paradox.
You can find Landis’s arguments here.
In a nutshell, though, why haven’t we found noisy galactic neighbors?