In principle, the conjoining of the many Rare Earth factors could overwhelm the available probabilistic resources and serve as evidence for Earth’s design.
In a series of lectures and articles, organic chemist James Tour has exposed how research related to the origin of life (OOL) has been scandalously misrepresented to the public.
Astrobiologists think they may have found where life came from — cyanide in meteorites!
Note the artfully deployed passive voice. One-way traffic “was finally counteracted by the launch of the first artificial satellites.” Who counteracted it?
The Drake equation is simply the product of a set of factors, estimating the number of active, technologically advanced, communicating civilizations in our galaxy.