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 The Kardashev Scale—An Exploration—Beyond Type 3

Introduction Kardashev did not go beyond a Type 3 civilization, but there are plenty of open-minded scientists and philosophers that are willing to take the next step. True, it takes really expansive thought energy to do so, but since when did that stop anybody? Not only that, but intermediate steps have also been formulated [eg….

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The Kardashev Scale – An Exploration – Part 3

This month we continue the exploration of the Kardashev Scale by looking at Type 3 civilizations. What is a Type 3 Civilization? If the jump from a Type 1 to a Type 2 civilization was big, the leap to a Type 3 is massive. Essentially, we are going from a solar system to an entire…

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THE KARDASHEV SCALE – AN EXPLORATION – PART 2

Continuing our exploration of Kardashev Scale, this month’s blog looks at Type 2 civilizations. What is a Type 2 Civilization? It’s a big jump from a Type 1 to a Type 2 civilization. Whereas Type 1 civilizations are limited to harvesting all the sunlight that strikes their planet, Type 2 can utilize all the power of their…

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The Kardashev Scale – An Exploration – Part 1

In March 2022 this blog looked at the Kardashev Scale of galactic civilizations and summarized their proposed definitions: https://claytongraham.com.au/civilisations-of-the-universe/ I thought this was worth revisiting in a more detailed way, so the next few blogs will look at each type in ascending order. Let’s see what we can make of it all. But first up:…

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