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Science of TRON

Listen to audio from the "Science of TRON" panel, featuring director Joe Kosinski, producer Sean Bailey, and science consultants Sean Carroll & John Dick. Learn More

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Real Aliens with Seth Shostak

Usually, when a group of creative minds meets in Hollywood to discuss the lives of stars, they’re talking of the terrestrial sort – the ones who appear in films and adopt packs of children. Guests of the Science & Entertainment Exchange were buzzing over the extraterrestrial life of stars, or more accurately, life on the planets orbiting those stars. 

Are we alone in the Universe? Seth Shostak, Senior Astronomer at the SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) Institute, and host of their weekly science radio show, enraptured the Exchange audience with a witty and contagiously enthusiastic talk on his answer to that very question. Wondering about the answer? In short, no, we are not alone.