Planetary Radio • Apr 03, 2006

A Bright New Star in the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence

On This Episode

20140828 Paul Horowitz

Paul Horowitz

Astrophysicist for Harvard University

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.