The Eerie Silence: Are We Alone in the Universe?

On the 31st of March (at 4pm) the IoP (Institute of Physics) are running another free online lecture – this time by Paul Davies (Director of BEYOND: Center for Fundamental Concepts in Science at Arizona State University, US)

For 50 years, astronomers have been sweeping the skies with radio telescopes in the hope of stumbling across a message from an alien civilization. So far, they have been greeted by an eerie silence. So are we alone in the universe after all, or might the scientists be looking for the wrong thing in the wrong place at the wrong time? Paul Davies calls for the search to be widened to include any signatures of intelligence, and examines several ways in which alien technology might have left subtle footprints in the universe.

Register using this link and you can win copies of his book.

While I’m mentioning the IoP – Students (including A-Level) can sign up for FREE membership and recieve the IoP e-magazines

Mr G


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