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A Bright New Star in the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence

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Air Date: 04/03/2006
Run Time: 0:28:52

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Harvard professor and SETI pioneer Paul Horowitz is about to unveil a powerful new tool dedicated to finding a brilliant flash of laser light coming from a distant civilization. He and his graduate student Andrew Howard talk with Mat about the new telescope, the first-ever Optical SETI Dedicated Observatory. Emily Lakdawalla is the go-to person if you're wondering why the Mars Exploration Rovers take a day off now and then. Bruce Betts knows What's Up, and presents a new space trivia contest.

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