Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Why Math Is the Best Way to Speak to ET

A researcher claims that ET is more likely to be familiar with equations rather than human language. While it's true that equations  are more universal than grammar, you still have to connect symbols to concepts.
Making first contact with intelligent alien life could be difficult if humanity has no way of getting its messages across.

But one a bizarre theory claims the solution could lie in maths.

It suggests our communications with aliens should be based on maths because it is more likely to be familiar and understandable to them.

The idea is that mathematics comes as naturally to us as art or music, and so may be hard-wired into the brains of aliens in a way that human language cannot be. Read more

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