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Are we on the brink of discovering the first ever evidence that aliens exist? Join astronomer Professor Alan Duffy on his search to answer this question, as he speaks to a new generation of alien hunters embarking on the greatest hunt for extraterrestrials that’s ever been undertaken. Thanks to a recent cash injection of $100 million, new technology and initiatives are being developed which could lead the discovery extraterrestrial life in the next few years, putting us within close reach of being able to finally answer the age-old question: is there other intelligent life out there, or are we alone? 

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Thought provoking and a much needed escape

I don't normally write reviews but I just loved this series about the scientific search for extraterrestrial life! I found it very thought provoking, even for someone who thinks a lot about this stuff! The episodes bring you on a journey around all the important ideas - a much needed escape - and there is an impressive line up of scientists who all add something new to the conversation. I enjoyed the balance of including the sceptical arguments - which were quite compelling - and it has led to some lively discussion in this household! Finally, I feel equipped to watch this space in the future, as there are a number of exciting astronomical developments discussed towards the end. Enjoy!

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looking for ET

Thought provoking and timely as we look for life on Mars and Venus Open Mind needed

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  • 05-05-2021

nonsense

wategul aargument presented like to look from different angle. It's the gambling in science

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enjoyable

I enjoyed this podcast. I love the thought of "what is out there? are we really all alone?"

is it just pure luck that we even exist?

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Amazing series.

Very well narrated, very informative while still being extremely interesting to listen to. Looking forward to hearing of future advancements and a second phase to the series.

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Brilliant & Thoughtful

This podcast will take you on a journey to the stars - if only in your mind. What a fascinating question- are we alone in the universe? Alan Duffy guides us through the thought experiment with enthusiasm and clarity. The inclusion of so many astronomers with differing points of view was particularly valuable!

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Great.

Loved it. But I'm a fan of anything science related. in this case it was brief, fascinating and balanced.

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Loved it

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Great topics. It was interesting to listen to all the future predictions of space ..

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  • Stefan Tredwell
  • 27-05-2021

Enjoyable and worth a listen

This was very worthwhile, it provides a balanced, if a little hopeful, viewpoint. I like the engagement of experts from various fields, but i felt that at times it became a little repetitive. all in in worth listening to, but don't expect it to be too high level.

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  • Rob
  • 15-05-2021

What ever it out there

Interesting podcast, and a topic that is appealing to everyone. Great information about what is going on in this field of research. balanced discussions with pros and cons. to bad aliens haven't been found yet. love the narration and clear speech. worth it!

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  • Stephen
  • 27-05-2021

An interesting listen

A well constructed exploration of the subject nicely delivered I'd recommend that you get your round it!

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  • Tom S.
  • 21-06-2021

fascinating

This is one of my favourite listens so far. Really well researched and presented. a must listen for those who are interested in the search for life beyond our planet.

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  • 20-06-2021

Enjoyable listen

Very enjoyable listen, I will definitely listen to this podcast again in the future. thanks

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  • Jamespbl
  • 14-06-2021

Excellent series for SETI

Loved it serious but entertaining will affect all mankind in the near future download today

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