X-Message-Number: 21641
Date: Mon, 21 Apr 2003 22:42:14 +0200
Subject: Fermi Paradox
From: David Stodolsky <>

The Fermi Paradox may be due to all land dwelling life in the Galaxy 
being wiped out periodically. A gamma-ray burst disrupts the ozone 
layer resulting in lethal UV levels at the surface.

(Annis, J. (1999). An Astrophysical explanation for the "Great 
Silence." J. Brit. Interplanetary Soc., 52, 19-22).

In somewhat more detail:



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