There Are Thousands of Alien Empires in The Milky Way

Published 2024-04-16
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We often assume that advanced technology will make it easy for aliens to colonize space. But what if space exploration is always difficult, no matter how advanced you are?
Let’s travel back in human history, to the colonization of Oceania over 5000 years ago, to find parallels between ancient explorers and extraterrestrial civilizations.

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All Comments (21)
  • @SewayPL
    An assumption often made is that spacefaring civilisations will be after planets, rather than resources for habitable megastructures and fleets
  • @Montlev
    Just for the fun of it, I have translated every single space letter into our alphabet based on how they are shown in each topic's title. So here's what every single timestamp of the video says: 0:49 - Teddy. Daniela. Mari. Yvo. Asteroids!!!! 2:56 - C-A-S galaxy Simba Nala Mufasa Salem Group Mrs. Norris System Cheshire Cluster Tom ?i?i Cluster [Could be Jiji, Qiqi or Zizi. These 3 letters were never presented in their space form] Crookshanks Cluster Garfield Group Meowyh Star 8:24 - Send donuts! 8:33 - The Great Frog Of Frogisland 8:37 - Lunch Date at ? PM Today [Could be any number] Don't forget! Vessel Approaching! 8:58 - How dare you!!! 9:04 - Easter System
  • @MrJoberg
    I feel like for interstellar communication or interaction between civilizations. You need to have one of three things: 1) Travel speeds above light speed 2) Wormholes 3) a species which ages very slowly. If their life expectancy is 2000 years, traveling for some hundred years is still feasible
  • @Jolfgard
    Statistically speaking, no matter how good Fermi is at approximating things, we're still externalizing from an observation on a sample of N=1.
  • Man every time i watch your videos i always wonder how much it took for you guys to finish a single frame. Steller animation guys. Keep up the good work
  • @LarvaWorld89
    I just want to say, analogizing Oceania to space is brilliant
  • @Mr--_--M
    I see the Dune inspirations throughout the video and it’s awesome 😊
  • You guys at kurzgesagt are so awesome at making things simple to learn and grasp. Keep up the great work ❤
  • @thomas.02
    There's one complication: we don't actually need to live on planets. With the high tech that allows interstellar travel, you can easily build giant space stations to live on, powered by your friendly neighbourhood fusion reactor (your Sun) even if you yourself haven't figured out fusion.
  • I really want a Civilization-style video game with Kurzgesagt's art style where I can colonize or conquer space.
  • @donaldengel1705
    The idea of this video is amazing; it's a fabulous example of free association coming up with new ideas.
  • @ckl9390
    Chuckled at the Rear Window reference at 10:22 during the sponsorship segment.
  • @MrMoonJooce
    I was not ready for "its free real estate" to show up in a Kurzgesagt video of all places
  • @colorgreen4999
    "And this, is a hypothesis surrounding aliens" "Kurzgesagt, this is the ninth time you've shown aliens in class today"
  • @Kelp-motion1
    Watching your videos while being drunk is just next level type of activity
  • @Solostylevids
    5:19 i’m just gonna go ahead and say that if it sounds that easy it is that easy if it seems like nobody else has done it that’s because we’re probably the first. It means that it’s up to us to be the leaders in that frontier it’s up to us to start that process and to be pioneers in that, beautiful design