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Where Are the Aliens?

Author: Neil deGrasse Tyson; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2011], ©2004.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this program, host Neil deGrasse Tyson explores such provocative questions as: would ⁰́₋ETs⁰́₊ resemble us or the creatures of science fiction? Are there ⁰́₋aliens⁰́₊ already amongst us on Planet Earth - brainy creatures whose intelligence is very different from our own? And are planets on which life can flourish rare or common in our universe?
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Genre/Form: Educational films
Internet videos
Named Person: Neil deGrasse Tyson; Neil deGrasse Tyson
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Neil deGrasse Tyson; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
OCLC Number: 798364762
Notes: Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on September 23, 2011.
Performer(s): Hosted by Neil deGrasse Tyson.
Target Audience: 6 & up.
Description: 1 streaming video file (60 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
Details: Mode of access: Internet.; System requirements: FOD playback platform.
Contents: Introduction and Sponsors: Origins: Where are the Aliens? (3:47) --
Are We Alone? (1:24) --
Aliens in Film (1:45) --
Aliens With Faces (2:04) --
Radio Broadcasts to the Cosmos (2:05) --
Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (2:21) --
Solving the Drake Equation (1:39) --
Planet Search (1:58) --
The First Extra-Solar Planet (2:38) --
The Right Kind of Solar System (2:12) --
Billions of Earth-like Planets (2:10) --
The Spark of Life (2:20) --
The Chemistry of Life (2:34) --
Water Sustains Life (2:31) --
Increasing Optimism (1:36) --
Evolution (2:07) --
The Time Factor (2:53) --
A Catastrophic Event (3:08) --
A Different Kind of Brain (3:26) --
Got Technology? (1:48) --
A Strong Signal (2:50) --
A Long Shot (1:38) --
Our Place in the Universe (1:50) --
Additional Resources, Credits and Sponsors: Where Are the Aliens? (1:55)
Responsibility: Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)

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In this program, host Neil deGrasse Tyson explores such provocative questions as: would ⁰́₋ETs⁰́₊ resemble us or the creatures of science fiction? Are there ⁰́₋aliens⁰́₊ already amongst us on Planet Earth - brainy creatures whose intelligence is very different from our own? And are planets on which life can flourish rare or common in our universe?

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