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Are we alone in the universe? – In the News

Sarah-Jane O'Connor posted in on September 7th, 2016.

Ahead of a public talk by international experts on Great Barrier Island this weekend, NZ Herald science reporter Jamie Morton asks: is there anyone else out there? An excerpt (read in full): Meanwhile, the hunt for extra-terrestrial life goes on, and SETI continues to monitor radio waves from space for signs they were created by […]

New project on the hunt for intelligent life

John Kerr posted in on July 22nd, 2015.

The search for extra-terrestrial life has been re-invigorated by a new initiative launched by British cosmologist Stephen Hawking and funded by Silicon Valley entrepreneur Yuri Milner. The newly announced Breakthrough Initiative claims to be the largest ever scientific research program aimed at finding evidence of civilizations beyond Earth. Radio telescopes in the US and Australia […]

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