The Aestivation Hypothesis Revisited for the First Time

No More Tangents — Time to Buckle Down and Get (Mostly) Serious

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OMG, so cute! If this is what the aliens look like when they sleep I might consider the constant anal probing a fair trade.
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This is a bear. Bear’s hibernate to conserve energy over the long winter months when food is scarce. Aliens hibernate to produce a 1030 multiplier of achievable computation. Bears wake up and eat. Aliens wake up to retain control of their volumes over rival civilizations and to do some serious computation. If you think about it they basically amount to the same thing in the end.

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Research scientist (Ph.D. micro/mol biology), Thought middle manager, Everyday junglist, Selecta (Ret.), Boulderer, Cat lover, Fish hater

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