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A new study suggests there may be intelligent species in our home galaxy.
- Scientists calculated that there might be 36 intelligent species in the Milky Way galaxy.
- The researchers have assumed that it takes around 5 billion years to evolve into an intelligent life form, similarly to humans on Earth.
- According to the research paper, the closest planet with a technological civilization is 17,000 light-years away.
- There is no direct evidence about life forms outside the Earth.
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