If you'd like to learn some more about the Kardeshev Scale just click here. If you'd like to watch a very similar video from Michio Kaku click here. Finally, if you'd like a bit more info on the Fermi Paradox click here.
But what do you think? Is this really the most important era of human development? Could we really destroy ourselves before reaching Type 1? And what about Kaku's idea of autonomous robotic explorers?
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