Seth Shostak on the Set of 'The Day the Earth Stood Still'

Seth Shostak on the Set of 'The Day the Earth Stood Still'
Promotional poster for 'The Day the Earth Stood Still,' 2008 version. (Image credit: 20th Century Fox)

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Seth Shostak
Senior Astronomer, SETI Institute

Seth Shostak is an astronomer at the SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) Institute in Mountain View, California, who places a high priority on communicating science to the public. In addition to his many academic papers, Seth has published hundreds of popular science articles, and not just for; he makes regular contributions to NBC News MACH, for example. Seth has also co-authored a college textbook on astrobiology and written three popular science books on SETI, including "Confessions of an Alien Hunter" (National Geographic, 2009). In addition, Seth ahosts the SETI Institute's weekly radio show, "Big Picture Science."