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Originally posted by TheCh0de
reply to post by Juggernog
Check out what our national security says about "Extraterrestrial Intelligence"
I f we consider tha t our own galaxy, the Milky Way, is but one of a t least a billion other galaxies similar to ours in the observable universe, the number ofstars tha t could support some form of life is, to reach for a word, astronomical. As to advanced forms of l i f e - advanc ed by our own miserable e a r th s t anda rds -Dr . Frank D. Dr ake of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory a t Gr e en Bank, We s t Virginia, has stated that, putting all our knowledge together, the number of civilizations which could have arisen by now is about one billion. T