From: Keith Henson (email@example.com)
Date: Mon Oct 04 2004 - 18:23:40 MDT
At 02:23 PM 30/09/04 -0700, Thomas Buckner <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>--- Dani Eder <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Re: Fermi Paradox
> > > >Possibility: we're really the first.
> > >
> > > Given the extremely unfriendly planetary systems we
> > > have seen so far, this looks increasingly likely.
> > >
> > The extrasolar planets we have found so far are
> > a biased sample due to the way we have been
> > looking for them.
That's true, but the data we have *rules out* earth like planets in the
habitable zone in most or maybe *all* systems so far. You just don't get
stable orbits for the little guys when the big ones have close in or
seriously elliptical orbits.
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