The Drake Equation and girlfriends

A university maths tutor has discovered the science behind singledom, finding that our chances of finding the perfect partner are just 1 in 285,000.

Well, yes. The paper is here.

Slightly dubious assumptions made, it has to be said.

For example, his paramater fb. He says he might find 5% of university educated women, aged between 24 and 34, who live in London attractive.

After three years of singledom I have a feeling that that number might be rather higher.

2 thoughts on “The Drake Equation and girlfriends”

  1. Finding attractive women is the easy part. Finding an attractive women, who fancies you and who is compatible personality, culture & education wise. That’s a little more challenging.

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