Planetary Radio • Apr 03, 2006
A Bright New Star in the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence
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.