Originally Posted by RejZoR
Theoretically, this could mean that if there are any intelligent creatures, they are probably on these distant galaxies since they were formed looooong before our galaxy did. Plenty of time to evolve.
Hell, it is even possible that there were civilizations that are already gone before even humans started walking the Earth. Who knows.
Um, I always assumed this was common knowledge. Over 13 billion years there have probably been countless civilizations formed and destroyed in the universe. Hell, in our galaxy alone. Hell, maybe even in our solar system! I'm looking forward to the discovery of life in our solar system, it won't be too long, now!