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#39 - Seth Shostak On The SETI Institute, Extraterrestrial Life & The Hunt For ET

Seth Shostak is an American astronomer, currently Senior Astronomer and Director, Center for SETI Research.

Our convo starts with Seth sharing a little about how he got into science as a kid and SETI’s (Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence) history. We then learn more about the science of astronomy and the process of searching for extra-terrestrial life. A very exciting peek into the forefront of research and a glimpse of what lies ahead for us in this great episode!




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Show Notes:

  • Seth shares a little bit about himself. [04:30]
  • As a young kid, what got you into Science? [05:25]
  • Seth gives an opinion about Planet of the Apes. [06:50]
  • SETI’s history. [07:45]
  • What chances we have to find another life out there? [10:30]
  • The most likely place that we can find life. [14:15]
  • How do you search radio waves? [20:30]
  • An alternative way to find Extraterrestrial life. [24:00]
  • Why Aliens don’t come to us? [28:30]
  • What can you see 50 years after? [31:00]
  • The importance of finding alien life. [32:05]
  • Asteroids hitting the Planet Earth [36:50]
  • Why do some people think that aliens are here millions of years ago? [40:00]
  • Seth’s prediction, 25 years from now. [43:40]
  • What is the future of SETI? [56:30]
  • Artificial Intelligence's future [57:30]
  • 6 from 6 [1:01:15]
  • What type of music are you listening to? [1:01:35]
  • What are your hobbies? [1:02:25]
  • If you intake your past early on in your life, what would it be? [1:03:35]
  • Where is your favorite travel destination? [1:04:45]
  • What is your dream destination? [1:06:25]
  • When you are on a desert island, what three things that you would bring? [1:22:40]

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Your weekly podcast exploring fitness, adventure and life. Hosted By Bill Kerr and Tommy Ahern, AdventureFit Radio focuses on bringing you interesting interviews from all realms of fitness, adventure and life in general.