The Drake Equation After Sixty Years | Part 1 of 2
- Published on: 02 April 2021
- Sixty years ago Frank Drake wrote down an equation that has become one of the most famous in astronomy - the Drake Equation. This formula, aiming to estimate the number of alien civilizations communicating within the galaxy, has been celebrated, abused and criticized. Today, we are taking a deep dive into this special equation in a two part special. Written and presented by Prof David Kipping. Thanks to Jason Wright and Nadia Drake for help with this video.
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► Kipping, D., 2021, "A Stationary Drake Equation Distribution as a Balance of Birth-death Processes", RNAAS, 5, 44: https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/2515-5172/abeb7b
::Check out Dr. Sutter's videos for more::
► Paul M. Sutter - The Equation is Useless (Part 1): https://youtu.be/6B8yAxiPbk0
► Paul M. Sutter - The Equation is Useless (Part 2): https://youtu.be/B8-k8ZoMaa0
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► Agora (2009) 20th Century Fox/Newmarket Films
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► Star Trek: The Next Generation (1993) Paramount Television
8:23 The Drakonian Free-For-All
14:58 Criticisms of the Drake Equation
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