Are we alone in this incredibly large Universe, with all the observable matter, planets, stars, galaxies? Watch this scientific proof to examine that very question in this exciting documentary that looks at this question from a mathematical framework.

Odds of Extraterrestrial Life...

Breaking down the Drake equation, diving into the fl and fi components of this equation and their impact on the final probabilities.

The Drake Equation:

N=R x fp x ne x fl x fi x fc x L

R = the average rate of star formation in our galaxy
fp = the fraction of those stars that have planets
ne = the average number of planets that can potentially support life per star that has planets
fl = the fraction of planets that could support life that actually develop life at some point
fi = the fraction of planets with life that actually go on to develop intelligent life (civilizations)
fc = the fraction of civilizations that develop a technology that releases detectable signs of their existence into space)
L = the length of time for which such civilizations release detectable signals into space 



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