The surprising connections in science and technology that give you the Big Picture.
Astronomer Seth Shostak and science journalist Molly Bentley are joined each week by leading researchers, techies, and journalists to provide a smart and humorous take on science.
Our regular "Skeptic Check" episodes cast a critical eye on pseudoscience.
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About the Host
Host Name: Seth Shostak
Host Residence Country: United States
Seth Shostak is the Senior Astronomer at the SETI Institute, in Mountain View, California. He has an undergraduate degree in physics from Princeton University, and a doctorate in astronomy from the California Institute of Technology. For much of his career, Seth conducted radio astronomy research on galaxies, and has published approximately fifty papers in professional journals. He also founded and ran a company producing computer animation for TV.
Seth has written over six hundred published articles on various topics in astronomy, technology, film and television. He has edited and contributed to a half dozen books including, “Sharing the Universe: Perspectives on Extraterrestrial Life." He is the co-author of “Life in the Universe,” (with Jeff Bennett) and “Cosmic Company” (with Alex Barnett). Seth's most recent book is “Confessions of an Alien Hunter."