The Dark Forest Theory of the Universe

A terrifying answer to “where are all the aliens?”

There may be a good reason for the Great Silence. Image by Troy Moon.

It’s a pleasant night in the city. There’s a cool wind and a luminous moon giving off a soft light that trickles down through the buildings and mixes with the hazy but weak street lights. You’re on your way back home through the empty roads, walking in the unsettling silence. It’s unsettling because it’s deep…

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Ella Alderson

Ella Alderson

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Astrophysics student, writer for over a decade. A passion for language and the unexplored universe. I aim to marry poetry and science. ella.aldrsn@gmail.com