Originally published at: https://bigideas.network/fabric-of-reality/
When I look up at the stars, I like to imagine the alien worlds that are in orbit around them.
Most of them are probably likely deserts, like Mars or Venus. Some have life on their surface and in their oceans, with flourishing ecosystems full of strange creatures. But a special few planets have intelligent life, with creatures that have knowledge.
Through countless generations, like us, perhaps they have learned what the stars are and their potential for fuelling life…