Episode 151 - Death from the Skies, Part 1
Posted: 29 October 2012 02:57 PM   [ Ignore ]
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Part One of a three-part presentation featuring an astronomy-oriented panel from the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry.

On Friday, October 28, 2011, the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry and the Center for Inquiry presented a session titled “Death from the Skies!” at their conference, CSIcon, at the Marriott Hotel in the French Quarter of New Orleans.

The session was moderated by Leonard Tramiel, a retired high-tech executive and a member of the Center for Inquiry’s board of directors. Speakers included astronomer, blogger, and TV host Phil Plait; David Morrison, a senior scientist at the NASA Astrobiology Institute; and Seth Shostak, senior astronomer at the SETI Institute.

This episode features opening comments by Leonard Tramiel, followed by the presentation by Phil Plait and part one of the presentation by David Morrison.