002 Where are all the aliens?

Where are all the aliens? Explore the Drake Equation & the Fermi Paradox. Do intelligent, broadcasting alien civilizations exist in our galaxy, and if so, why haven’t we encountered them yet? Or have we?

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1). The mentioned WIKI article: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fermi_paradox

2). Run your own Drake Equation calculations: http://www.astrodigital.org/astronomy/drake_equation.html

3).Professor David Kipping (Columbia University) on using lasers to hide earth from aliens: http://www.ras.org.uk/news-and-press/2813-laser-cloaking-device-could-help-us-hide-from-aliens

4). An excellent video by Kurzgesagt on the Fermi Paradox: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sNhhvQGsMEc

+ Steve’s channel (Rationality Rules): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqZMgLgGlYAWvSU8lZ9xiVg
+ Rachel’s channel (Rachel Oates): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCC6ue7UYt1yeS621xmTMKrQ
+ Thomas’ channel (Holy Koolaid): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzvoUDoDu-cKIb11rg4ODDQ

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