CCC and the Fermi paradox

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Abstract.

Within the scheme of conformal cyclic cosmology (CCC), information can be transmitted from aeon to aeon. Accordingly, the “Fermi paradox” and the SETI programme --of communication by remote civilizations-- may be examined from a novel perspective: such information could, in principle, be encoded in the cosmic microwave background. The current empirical status of CCC is also discussed.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.SIASapienza University of RomeRomeItaly
  2. 2.Center for Cosmology and AstrophysicsAlikhanian National Laboratory and Yerevan State UniversityYerevanArmenia
  3. 3.Mathematical InstituteOxfordUK

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