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Thread: EXO-Moons - revised Drake-equation?

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    EXO-Moons - revised Drake-equation?

    Hi
    Thanks for a GREAT podcast!! :-)
    I guess it is because exo-moons are too hard to find yet, however, why does nobody talk about exo-moons but only exoplanets? Looking at our own solar system, there are most places with likelyhood of life on moons rather than planets - thus would the Drake Equiation not need a revision, to take the number of potential exo-moons into consideration when calculating potential number of civilisations?

    Kind regards
    Karsten

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    Quote Originally Posted by karstenthemsen View Post
    Hi
    Thanks for a GREAT podcast!! :-)
    I guess it is because exo-moons are too hard to find yet, however, why does nobody talk about exo-moons but only exoplanets? Looking at our own solar system, there are most places with likelyhood of life on moons rather than planets - thus would the Drake Equiation not need a revision, to take the number of potential exo-moons into consideration when calculating potential number of civilisations?

    Kind regards
    Karsten
    Karsten, welcome. Two very thought provoking posts on your furt day!

    Yes,I think it does. I have no faith in the Drake equation, so let others tackle it.

    Now off to your other thread . . .

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