Stupid Aliens and Interstellar Beacons (Fascinating Videos About Extraterrestrials)
In this episode we begin our look at possible Alien Civilizations by considering the impossible ones. Fiction has introduced a lot of misconceptions about aliens we need to clear away before we can seriously consider them and that begins by looking at some of the common ideas and removing any that rely on the concept of advanced civilization being quite stupid.
Astronomers have been looking for signs of extraterrestrial signals for decades, and not yet found any. Today we will examine the notion of Interstellar Beacons and ask just how far away you can be heard if you want to be.