Using ET to Get People Interested in Science


I have previously talked about the SETI program before, and I mentioned it in my talk about ancient aliens, but one should always point to the professionals on the subject. Here is a talk by SETI researcher Seth Shostak about not only how soon we may get a signal (he bets within the next 20 years), but also the social implications. He also uses the idea of searching for ETs as a way to get people, especially children, interested in science. Check it out.

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