Released: 11 December 2019
Duration: 48 minutes, 30 seconds
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bouncing radio signals off the moon. Julia is involved in a moon bounce research project for
We also get into a discussion of METI, and the importance of message composition to humans.
Julia DeMarines is an Astrobiologist and science communicator working at the UC Berkeley SETI Research Center and with Blue Marble Space. She is a 2019 National Geographic Explorer and 2018 Grosvenor Teacher Fellow, and a 2019 AGU Voices for Science advocate. Her research involves detecting life in the Universe through biosignatures and technosignatures and the ethics of sending powerful, intentional messages into space. She is passionate about inspiring the next generation of scientists and teaches to underserved students around the world through the Ad Astra Academy. Julia also runs her own outreach events called “Space in Your Face!” – a space variety show involving comedy, local artists, and cover songs.
LinksSullivan (1979), Radio leakage and eavesdropping
Sullivan and Knowles(1985), Lunar Reflections of Terrestrial Radio Leakage.
DeMarines+ (2019), Observing the Earth as a Communicating Exoplanet
The One Earth Message
The LUVOIR telescope
The HabEx Observatory
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