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Big Alien Theory explanation website - http://www.thebigalientheory.com/

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Music by Nathaniel Schroeder, http://www.soundcloud.com/drschroeder

REFERENCES:

Big Alien Theory explanation website - http://www.thebigalientheory.com/#size

Size of Planets research paper - http://arxiv.org/abs/1503.07804

Development of intelligent life paper - http://arxiv.org/abs/1601.05063

Stars in the universe – http://www.skyandtelescope.com/astronomy-resources/how-many-stars-are-there/

Stars in the universe - http://www.universetoday.com/102630/how-many-stars-are-there-in-the-universe/

Marginal distributions - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marginal_distribution

Bayesian Statistics Parameter Inference - https://ned.ipac.caltech.edu/level5/Sept13/Trotta/Trotta3.html

Conditional expectation - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conditional_expectation

Common Blood types - http://www.redcrossblood.org/learn-about-blood/blood-types

World population data - http://esa.un.org/unpd/wpp/Download/Standard/Population/

US State population data - http://www.ipl.org/div/stateknow/popchart.html

MN county population data - http://www.minnesota-demographics.com/counties_by_population

Premier league popularity - https://fivethirtyeight.com/datalab/the-distribution-of-fandom-in-pro-leagues/

number of fans of Man U - http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-21478857

List of World Religions - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_religions_and_spiritual_traditions

“Other” religions - http://www.pewforum.org/2012/12/18/global-religious-landscape-other/

Old Trafford Stadium: https://www.google.com/maps/place/Old+Trafford/@53.4549966,-2.2923541,435a,20y,5.26h,63.86t/data=!3m1!1e3!4m2!3m1!1s0x487bae72e7e47f69:0x6c930e96df4455fe!6m1!1e1

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