Monday, July 4, 2016

Burst 18 - Nick Nielsen on the Spoor of Civilizations


Released: 4 July 2016
Duration: 20 minutes, 41 seconds

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SETI research is much like the traditional task of a tracker, who seeks the spoor of elusive quarry through a wilderness. In the search for life, intelligence, and exocivilizations we find ourselves in the position of seeking the spoor of these higher emergent complexities in the cosmological wilderness.

Links:

The Wilderness Hypothesis (Wow! Signal Burst) 
The Halos of Vanished Civilizations (Wow! Signal Burst)
Another Astrobiological Thought Experiment (Tumblr post)

Credits:

Writer and Presenter: Nick Nielsen
Producer: Paul Carr
Music: Jason Robinson


1 comment:

  1. I heard listened to the video a little bit, looks like your really thinking quite deeply. Although I'd wish you'd elaborate a little more, maybe add a little more decription of the video.

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