Assignment 14 SETI - SETI ASSIGNMENT 14 NAME Valentina Ge...

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SETI : ASSIGNMENT 14NAME: Valentina GeScore____/10Open :1)Put in the following values to the Drake Equation—Drake’s Original #’sR = 10fp= 50ne= 2.0fl= 100fi= 1 fc= 1L = 10000What did you get for the # of Planets in our galaxy with communication–ie ‘N’102)Put in values below—Present Known Values R = 7fp= 100ne= 2.0fl= 33fi= 1fc= 1L = 10000What did you get for the # of Planets in our galaxy with communication–ie ‘N’4.621
3) The Drake Equation must be one of the swaggiest (SWAG being the acronym for Scientific Wild-A** Guess) equations ever created because of the uncertainty associated with its parameters.The Drake Equation does do a great job of identifying and categorizing the relevant parameters. It also accomplishes the task of providing structure to the ongoing debate about the search for extraterrestrial intelligence and the likelihood of its existence. The large degree of uncertainty associated with so many of its parameters does tell us one

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