Fermi paradox & Drake equation 101
December 26, 2017 10:10 AM   Subscribe

Looking for accessible readings or videos about the Fermi paradox and/or the Drake equation, geared toward an adult layperson, especially someone unfamiliar with either concept. Thank you!
posted by Conrad Cornelius o'Donald o'Dell to Science & Nature (5 answers total) 2 users marked this as a favorite
The Kurzgesagt videos are pretty good.
posted by doop at 10:16 AM on December 26, 2017

Love this Wait But Why piece.
posted by tatiana wishbone at 10:27 AM on December 26, 2017 [6 favorites]

Isaac Arthur has several videos on the Fermi Paradox.
posted by LoveHam at 12:57 PM on December 26, 2017

My first encounter with the Drake equation was from Carl Sagan's Cosmos.
posted by 1367 at 1:33 PM on December 27, 2017

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