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Re: Update To Our View Of The Drake Equation

From: Stanton T. Friedman <fsphys.nul>
Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2012 20:42:06 -0400
Archived: Thu, 13 Dec 2012 07:18:41 -0500
Subject: Re: Update To Our View Of The Drake Equation

>From: Ray Dickenson <r.dickenson.nul>
>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <post.nul>
>Date: Mon, 10 Dec 2012 03:07:58 -0000
>Subject: Update To Our View Of The Drake Equation

>Hello List, another update to our view of the Drake Equation:

>At Last, How Many Alien Civilizations Are There?


This is pretty silly. Drake vastly underestimated the number of
planets in the Milky way... see the results of the Kepler
spacecraft. He also totally neglected the two processes involved
in distributing people around earth, namely colonization and

Travel has changed greatly  as well... Magellan's ship took 3
years to go around the planet. The Space station does it in 90
minutes. You get some idea of why I think SETI stands for Silly
Effort To Investigate.

Stan Friedman

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