Re: Possible solution to Fermi's Paradox?

Christian Weisgerber (
4 Mar 1999 22:30:52 +0100

In article <>, <> wrote:

> One possible solution now seems to be planet orbit evolution. We're finding
> Jupiter sized planets, but they're all in funny orbits - very near the sun or
> elliptical.

Remember that we find such planets because they are the only ones we can currently find at all. We can only infer the existence of very large planets so close to their star that they affect it enough for us to notice. There is no reason to believe that the planets we find are in any way typical.

Christian "naddy" Weisgerber        
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