Archeologists studying a site in the lower Jordan Valley have discovered that a major Bronze Age city shows evidence of having been destroyed by a Tunguska-like asteroid impact 3,600 years ago, an impact that may have devastated the entire region at that time. There is also the contention amongst some
The scientific likelihood of Humanity being the only technologically advanced species in the universe continues to become more and more remote, as recently illustrated by a tweaking of the Drake Equation by two researchers that posit that the odds of us being alone are 1 in 60 billion.
We might well be part of a much larger and older supercivilization that has reasons of its own not to explain itself to us, or perhaps cannot explain itself to us, in the same sense that we could never, without massive and fundamental re-education, explain radio to an ancient Roman. Or explain it at all to a chimpanzee, but let’s hope that the gulf between us isn’t that great!