Calculating The Odds of Intelligent Alien Life

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Could there be intelligent life on other planets? This question has piqued imagination and curiosity for decades. Explore the answer with the Drake Equation -- a mathematical formula that calculates the possibility of undiscovered life.

Lesson by Jill Tarter; Animation by TED-Ed



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