If multiverses seem weird, it’s because we need revamp our notions of time and space.
In an infinite multiverse, physics loses its ability to make predictions.
There’s more than one way to build a universe suitable for life.
It’s not the immensity or even the inscrutability, but that it reduces physical law to happenstance.
Our estimates for the prevalence of life in the universe depend on how quickly it arose on Earth.
Humans may have one thing that advanced aliens don’t: consciousness.
From the Europan oceans to the Jovian clouds, life has plenty of places to hide.
When we find ET, which faiths will bend, and which will snap?
At the cosmic dinner party, intelligence is the loudest thing in the room.
Alien life could be so advanced it becomes indistinguishable from physics.
The intricate compatibility of water and life on Earth may not extend to other planets.
Life on other planets may rely on plate tectonics.
The science of bacteria in the atmosphere is getting its moment in the sun.