WONDER #2479: Can You Solve the Fermi Paradox?
Question 1 of 3
What causes many people to believe there is life elsewhere in the universe?
- Enrico Fermi believed so, and he would know.
- The sheer size of the universe, which is full of billions of stars and habitable planets.
- Sightings of UFOs that were later found to be military airplanes.
- No one believes there is life elsewhere in the universe.
Question 2 of 3
One possible explanation for the Fermi Paradox is that aliens are trying to communicate with humans, but our _________________ isn’t advanced enough.
Question 3 of 3
This Wonder was mostly about...
- why humans should travel into space as often as possible.
- where people are most likely to find alien life.
- the life of physicist Enrico Fermi.
- what the Fermi Paradox is and what some of its potential explanations are.
Check your answers online at https://www.wonderopolis.org/wonder/Can-You-Solve-the-Fermi-Paradox.