Saturday, April 9, 2016

Answering the Question "Are We Alone?"

 A TEDx Talk by Shawn Domagal-Goldman

Shawn Domagal-Goldman may be one of the hippest of our current generation of astrobiologists. I've heard him speak several times and have found his manner of speaking profound and enjoyable. Domagal-Goldman's work has focused on global geochemistry of terrestrial worlds, including the Earth, as well as on how we can characterize extrasolar planets from afar to learn more about their surface conditions and possibilities for supporting biology. Here's a video of Domagal-Goldman's talk from TEDxMidAtlantic 2015 where he considers how NASA is currently going about answering the all-important question "Are We Alone?":

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