Must Be Aliens

Must Be Aliens

Host Michelle Thaller talks with astronomer and author Phil Plait of Slate’s Bad Astronomy blog about this conundrum: why are humans so quick to explain the unknowns of the cosmos as aliens? And why is this healthy imagination important in science? — This is our first episode of Orbital Path, a new monthly series from PRX. Learn more here and check out our other science series, Transistor.

Duration: 14 min

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