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## Sunday, May 2, 2010

### We are alone in the universe.

The number of planets in the universe is approximately 3*10^21. A large enough number for scientists to speculate about alien life in the universe. Stephen Hawking as his new series, Into the Universe, proves, has a rich imagination too. ( The series promises to be excellent, more episodes follow. )

Personally, I am pessimistic though. It is my belief that we are utterly alone. To be precise: With life I mean intelligent life with a sense of purpose. Simply because I know that a number like 3*10^21 is not big at all, it is small, tiny in fact. - Would we be here if some 65 million years ago the earth was -not- hit by some huge meteor that supposedly killed all the dinosaurs on Earth? What are the odds of a meteor hitting Earth? How many other events simply -had- to happen so that the human species could evolve to what it is today? Suppose the chances of a species like us evolving on some planet somewhere in the Universe is equal to throwing 1000 sixes in a row with one dice. One-thousand one-out-of-six events in a period of say a billion years?  Not so hard to imagine is it?

Anyway, if that would be true then there would be life in 1 out of 10^(778) planets which is way beyond the total number of planets in the universe. - My guess is that we are alone. Once you have accepted that we are alone the belief in ( a ) God is simple, almost automatic as a logical conclusion.

## Welcome to The Bridge

Mathematics: is it the fabric of MEST?
This is my voyage
My continuous mission
To uncover hidden structures
To create new theorems and proofs
To boldly go where no man has gone before

(Raumpatrouille – Die phantastischen Abenteuer des Raumschiffes Orion, colloquially aka Raumpatrouille Orion was the first German science fiction television series. Its seven episodes were broadcast by ARD beginning September 17, 1966. The series has since acquired cult status in Germany. Broadcast six years before Star Trek first aired in West Germany (in 1972), it became a huge success.)