Drake Equation - Life on Other Planets in the Milky Way

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Description: Frank Drake came up with an equation in 1961 to work out the number of detectable alien civilizations from other planets in the Milky Way Galaxy.

This equation is known as the Drake Equation. In this activity, we are going to use this equation to work out how many intelligent life forms there might be in the Milky Way.

Sponsor: Dundee and Angus College.


Dates Booking Instructions
11 November 2020 Booking not required.
2020 2020 2020week1 Climate and Space (2020 Week 1)
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