Astronomer Jill Tarter Talks About Inspiring Contact in This Episode of The Secret Lives of Scientists
Let's get Jodie Foster to make a biopic about Jill Tarter!
Jun 11th, 2014, 4:31 pm
Astronomer Jill Tarter is the Bernard M. Oliver Chair for SETI Research at the SETI Institute in California. She spends her days searching for intelligent life elsewhere in the Universe. In this episode of NOVA’s The Secret Lives of Scientists, she talks about how she inspired the main character in Carl Sagan’s Contact.
(via NOVA The Secret Lives of Scientists)
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