An Explanation of Statistics Shows Humans May Be Looking for Alien Life in the Wrong Places

The MinutePhysics video “Aliens: Are We Looking in the Wrong Place?” uses an explanation of basic statistics to suggest that humans need to rethink where in the Universe they look for life. Current searches focus on Earth-like planets, but the Big Alien Theory on which the video is based suggests that we should be looking at planets smaller and darker than Earth.