Interview Seth Shostak



It is a video interviewing Seth Shostak about his project - SETI

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Seth claims to have developed an interest in extraterrestrial life at the tender age of ten, when he first picked up a book about the solar system. This innocent beginning eventually led to a degree in radio astronomy, and now, as Senior Astronomer, Seth is an enthusiastic participant in the Institute’s SETI observing programs. He also heads up the International Academy of Astronautics’ SETI Permanent Study Group.

In addition, Seth is keen on outreach activities: interesting the public – and especially young people – in science in general, and astrobiology in particular. He’s co-authored a college textbook on astrobiology, and continues to write trade books on SETI. In addition, he’s published nearly 300 popular articles on science, gives many dozens of talks annually, and is the host of the SETI Institute’s weekly science radio show, “Big Picture Science” And, as might be evident from this overly effusive bio, he is also editor of the Institute's Explorer magazine.

I was working with Seth. He is a very nice and knowledge person. I really like to talk to him and go to his speech. His work is Searching for Extraterrestrial Intelligence. People should know him and his project.

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