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  1. Alien Invasion

    They’re heeeere! Yes, aliens are wreaking havoc and destruction throughout the land. But these aliens are Arizona beetles, and the land is in California, where the invasive insects are a serious problem.

    And what of space-faring aliens? We have those too: how to find them, and how to protect our planet – and theirs.

    From Hollywood to SETI’s hi-tech search for extraterrestrials, aliens are invading Are We Alone?

    Guests:

    • Paul Davies – Physicist and author of The Eerie Silence: Renewing Our Search for Alien Intelligence
    • Frank Drake- Senior Scientist, SETI Institute
    • Andy Ihnatko – Journalist and tech blogger
    • Margaret Race – Biologist and Principal Investigator at the SETI Institute
    • Margaret McLean – Director of bioethics at the Markkula Center for Ethics, Santa Clara University
    • Mark Hoddle – Biological Control Specialist at the University of California, Riverside
    • Vanessa Lopez – Graduate student in entomology, University of California, Riverside

    http://radio.seti.org/episodes/Alien_Invasion

    —Huffduffed by benhobden 3 years ago

  2. Richard Dawkins: The Greatest Show On Earth

    British biological theorist Richard Dawkins is perhaps the world’s best known atheist. He is certain that we have evolution to thank for life on earth, not a creator. Evolution is the topic of his new book, "The Greatest Show On Earth." Dawkins says the book is his "personal summary of the evidence that the ‘theory’ of evolution is actually a fact - as incontrovertible a fact as any in science." He joins Doug on Tuesday to discuss the evidence for evolution.

    —Huffduffed by benhobden 4 years ago