The temporal aspect of the drake equation and SETI.

@article{Cirkovic2004TheTA,
  title={The temporal aspect of the drake equation and SETI.},
  author={Milan M. Cirkovic},
  journal={Astrobiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={4 2},
  pages={
          225-31
        }
}
  • M. Cirkovic
  • Published 10 June 2003
  • Physics, Medicine
  • Astrobiology
We critically investigate some evolutionary aspects of the famous Drake equation, which is usually presented as the central guide for research on extraterrestrial intelligence. It is shown that the Drake equation tacitly relies on unverified assumptions on both the physicochemical history of our galaxy and the properties of advanced intelligent communities. In this manner, the conventional approach fails to take into account various evolutionary processes forming prerequisites for… 
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