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NASA's Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence

Writer Frank White's book "The SETI Factor," looks at the ongoing search for extraterrestrial intelligence. In 1992, NASA will begin a comprehensive scan of the heavens for radio signals from other solar systems. White says, as a result of that search, it's quite likely that within the next 25 years we'll finally know if we're alone in the universe.


Other segments from the episode on January 3, 1991

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, January 3, 1991: Interview with Frank White; Interview with Ann Magnuson; Review of the film "Kindergarten Cop."


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