The Truth Is In Here: The Science of Aliens
Lecture no. 8 from the course: Understanding the Misconceptions of Science
Taught by Professor Don Lincoln | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
There are some popular misconceptions about alien life that science-fiction writers have said often enough that we take them to be likely or true—but are they? Professor Lincoln unpacks the possibility of silicon-based life and truths about the Drake equation, which posits the number of possible civilizations in our universe.