The eerie silence – are we alone in the universe?
Presenter: Paul Davies
Published: January 2010
Age: 14-19 and upwards
Views: 1200 views
Source/institution: Royal Society
Fifty years ago, a young astronomer named Frank Drake pointed a radio telescope at nearby stars in the hope of picking up a signal from an alien civilization. Thus began one of the boldest scientific projects in history: the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI).