Discussing the idea of whether it is possible to build a general-purpose artificial intelligence (AI) that is as intelligent as people, Professor Brian Cox drew a parallel with one of the most challenging ideas in cosmology – the Fermi Paradox, which asks the question: “Where are the aliens?”

Speaking at a panel discussion during the VMworld conference in Barcelona, Cox said: “There are two trillion galaxies in the universe, so it is incredible that there isn’t life out there. Most physicists think it will be impossible to travel between galaxies, but we estimate that one in 20 stars in our own Milky Way has Earth-like planets. Why don’t we see any evidence of life?”

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