# The Drake Equation – What are the Chances of Extraterrestrial Life?

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**The Drake Equation & The Seager Equation – Calculating the chance of extraterrestrial life**

The Drake Equation reveals the statistical chance of life on other planets. Are we alone in the universe? Or has the Fermi Paradox put the kibosh on Drake’s Equation? What did your calculations reveal about the current chances of intelligent alien life in the universe?

UPDATE: We’ve added the less well-known but more modern Seager Equation (PDF) to the mix.

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