Review Checklist - Sample Questions
- Do we have evidence of intelligent life elsewhere
in the Solar System?
- Can there be intelligent life elsewhere in
the Solar System?
- What is the Drake equation?
- What does the Drake equation give us?
- Being optimistic, what is an estimate of
the number of civilizations in our galaxy?
- Being optimistic, how far from us would the
nearest civilization be?
Communication and Contact
- What indications would another civilization
have that there is life on Earth?
- Could we find out if there is intelligent
life on a distant planet without communicating?
- What electromagnetic waves appear to be best
for interstellar communication?
- How are SETI projects being conducted?
- How have we tried to send signals of our
presence to space?
- Is it conceivable that we will be able to
travel to nearby stars in the near future?
- Do we have evidence of the presence of any
extraterrestrials on Earth?
page by luca bombelli <bombelli at olemiss.edu>,
modified 29 sep 2012