Are We Alone - Habitats Not For Humanity
We place sharks in aquariums and elephants in zoos – to observe and conserve. But what if aliens have done the same to us? We’ll hear from Stephen King on a doomed result of a domed experiment - hatched by off-Earth beings, and why captivity may actually save some species on this planet.
Plus, you’re entering the Habitable Zone: which is the best bet for life elsewhere in the Solar System - Europa, Enceladus or Mars?
- Stephen King - Novelist, author of Under the Dome: A Novel
- Jim Kasting - Geoscientist, Penn State University and author of How to Find a Habitable Planet (Science Essentials)
- Oliver Morton - Journalist, author of Eating the Sun: How Plants Power the Planet
- John Fraser - Director for the Institute for Learning Innovations and Adjunct Assistant Professor at Hunter College CUNY
- Amanda Hendrix - Planetary Scientist, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
- Bob Pappalardo - Planetary Scientist, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
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