archive: The Drake Equation (Re: [ASTRO] SETI- Our chances (LONG))

The Drake Equation (Re: [ASTRO] SETI- Our chances (LONG))

Larry Klaes ( lklaes@bbn.com )
Thu, 17 Dec 1998 09:26:26 -0500

Here are some Web sites on the Drake Equation. A number of these
pages let you interact with the formula:

http://www.seti-inst.edu/drake-eq.html

http://www.seds.org/~rme/drake.html

http://www.seds.org/~rme/drakeeqn.htm

http://www.bigear.org/seti.htm

http://www.setileague.org/general/drake.htm

http://www.setileague.org/askdr/drake.htm

http://www.setileague.org/askdr/drakeest.htm

http://www.setileague.org/software/spreadsh.htm

http://www.activemind.com/Mysterious/Topics/SETI/drake_equation.html

http://www.luminet.net/~tgort/drake.htm

www.noguska.net/~leon/6a.htm

http://www.astro.virginia.edu/~eww6n/astro/DrakeEquation.html

http://lci.isr.ist.utl.pt/pts/drake/drake.html

http://physics.indiana.edu/~destelle/drake.html

http://msnbc.com/modules/drake/default.asp

http://www-personal.umich.edu/~pehook/drake.html

http://frii.com/~iufor/drake_eq.htm

http://www.cyberbeach.net/~skywalkr/drake.htm

http://www.jb.man.ac.uk/research/seti/drake.html

http://www.phy.syr.edu/courses/modules/SETI/OUTSIDE/drake_eq.html

http://www.u-net.com/ph/mas/cn/a-drake.htm

http://ourworld.compuserve.com:80/homepages/AndyPage/drakepar.htm

http://www.alcyone.com/max/writing/essays/drake-equation.html

http://www.ee.fit.edu/users/lpinto/Science/Searching/Drake.shtml

http://www.faqs.org/faqs/astronomy/faq/part6/section-10.html

http://weber.u.washington.edu/~wcalvin/setitalk.html

http://zebu.uoregon.edu/~imamura/122/mar15/mar15.html

Larry

At 10:23 PM 12/16/1998 +0100, Johannes Holmertz wrote:
>>Dear all!
>>
>>I just found in a book called "The Ultimte Universe", by the best Dvid
>>H. Levy, an equation that helps us see the possibilites of intelegent
>>life.
>>
>>
>>N=N*f(p)n(e)f(j)f(l)f(c)f(L)
>>
>Hi,
>
>this equation looks like a variation of the Frank Drake-equation. I came
>across it an a course in Interstellar communication I took a couple of
>years ago. Some of the participants had calculators and they calculated how
>many civilizations there was right now (then).
>The answers varied between 1/10 and 200 000 000 civilizations.
>
>The equation is pretty interesting though, but it has it's limitations. I
>wonder what answer Frank Drake got?
>
>Regards,
>Johannes
>
>
>