Big Picture Science – Life in Space

by Gary Niederhoff on April 19, 2015


Big Picture Science – Life in Space

Discovering bacteria on Mars would be big news. But nothing would scratch our alien itch like making contact with intelligent life. Hear why one man is impatient for the discovery, and also about the new tools that may speed up the “eureka” moment. One novel telescope may help us find E.T. at home, by detecting the heat of his cities.

Also, the father of modern SETI research, and how decoding the squeals of dolphins could teach us how to communicate with aliens.

Listen to individual segments here:
Part 1: Lee Billings / Finding Planets
Part 2: Olivier Guyon / Habitability
Part 3: Jeff Kuhn / Signs of Intelligence
Part 4: Denise Herzing / Dolphin Communication
Part 5: Frank Drake / Order of the Dolphins

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avatar Rodrigo Guimarães April 24, 2015 at 1:06 pm

Hello, I’m Brazilian, and this is the first time that I listen this radio. I’m Biotechnologist , and in my opinion it’s very important this discussion because the composition of this microbes are very interesting to discovery some facts of the Evolution theory, and in the development of the medicines.

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