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Laboratory News - Phil Prime EPISODE 3, 13th July 2020
Intelligent alien civilisations with astrophysicist Christopher Conselice
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Intelligent alien civilisations with astrophysicist Christopher Conselice

Just how many intelligent civilisations, if you were pressed, would you say exist - or indeed existed – in our galaxy? It may be more than you think. Professor Christopher Conselice thinks he knows how many there should be, and has even put a number in it.

This was a genuinely fascinating conversation which left me in awe and also slightly disappointed at the chances we might have of extra-terrestrial communication.

Christopher's paper is here:

https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-4357/ab8225