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Space Exploration: Paul Davies – The Eerie Silence

by on July 9, 2011

Royal Society TV presents: Professor Paul Davies from The Beyond Center, Arizona State University asks: Are we really alone in the universe?

Fifty years ago, a young astronomer named Frank Drake pointed a radio telescope at nearby stars in the hope of picking up a signal from an alien civilization. Thus began one of the boldest scientific projects in history: the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI).

Watch Source Royal Society TV

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