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Carl Sagan on radio astronomy & the Drake Equation — 13 Comments

  1. Agreed. It’s nice …
    Agreed. It’s nice to believe in X-files fantasies, but the reality is that there is no real evidence of any alien visitors past or present.

  2. There is no …
    There is no intellent life on Earth. Thus, we need to eliminate one possibility from this equation.

  3. @OldSchoolSkill …
    @OldSchoolSkill That, and the fact that WE are here guarantees it. It happened here so it’ll happen elsewhere.

  4. And then you have …
    And then you have the military industrial complex determined to help them blast us back to the stone age. 😉

  5. And also the …
    And also the relatively short time period that an intelligent civilization exists. We’re just a flash of light going off in a universe with unimaginable time scales.

  6. This presentation …
    This presentation of the Drake equation, from the Cosmos series, is the best evidence for the possibility of alien life.

    Notice: this is based only upon the number of stars in our galaxy; 400 billion.

    This was done before the Hubble discovered that there are hundreds of billions of GALAXIES throughout the universe.

    Statistically, alien life is virtually a guaranteed proposition. Seeing aliens on Earth is highly unlikely though because of vast distances and the limitations of light-speed.

  7. I enjoyed how Carl …
    I enjoyed how Carl would get lockjaw three times during every sentence.

    Spock’s uncle, Carl Sagan.
    I wish you were still here with us.
    R.I.P.

  8. Where can I get the …
    Where can I get the plans for one of these?
    Nice video.

  9. Carl Sagan’s …
    Carl Sagan’s ability to take what we know and make it so that everyone has a chance to see and hear it was his greatest gift.

    I want to see some of the others that inhabit this universe!

  10. What about the …
    What about the Koran thumpers? They seem like the group most determined these days to take us all back into the Stone Age….

  11. just great higway …
    just great higway of info.everyone apart from the bible thumpers know that we need science to further our knowledge of planetary formation for our own survival on this planet,,,as the only people in control of our destiny are us,,,whether we survive as a species or go the way of the dinosaurs ,,only our own understanding can save us ,,, the more we know the longer we will survive. Thank you.Carl Segan,NASA,ESA,& you *** SDESDE***

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