A new statistical study out of the UK’s University of Nottingham has produced an estimate of how many civilizations might exist within the Milky Way that are capable of communicating with one-another between the stars. Spoiler alert: it’s 36. In a statistical study much like the famous Drake equation, astrophysicists
Whitley Strieber offers a new journal entry in response to the swelling call among commentator and politicians in many countries to ignore COVD-19 and put their populations back to work before their economies suffer irreversible damage. It is clear for example, in the US, that the longer the lockdown continues,
I–or rather, we–have finally finished A New World. I have been working on it for three years, and intensively since February of this year. The visitors have worked with me directly since February of 2019. A year before, I had a sort of fight with them over why they remain
It increasingly appears as if the Russian Metrojet airbus that crashed in the Sinai with the loss of 224 lives on October 31 broke up in flight. ISIS has claimed responsibility for the crash, saying that it destroyed the plane, presumably with a missile. It is not generally believed that ISIS possesses missiles with enough range to reach a plane flying at 33,000 feet. There aren’t any readily available man-launched missiles capable of reaching a plane flying that high, but a number of heavier systems, some light enough to be carried in a pickup truck, could do it.