I was wondering where I would go if I could choose one spot, one area of the galaxy to search for space faring alien life.
I thought that maybe the remnant of a supernova might be a bit of a hot spot (pardon the pun). All those fresh heavy elements just waiting to be plundered... and no natives to say otherwise.
They are seen from any where in the galaxy. Like a neon glowing sign proclaiming "Get your resources here!" I can picture a supernova drawing space faring life like a flame draws a moth.
Is this possible? Or have I misunderstood some basic facts that would make this unlikely?
If this idea is bogus... where would you look if you had the choice?