Dr. Laurance Doyle is a principal investigator with the SETI Institute in Mountain View, California. He has been with SETI since 1987, where his main projects have included photometric detection of extra solar planets. He is a visiting lecturer at the University of California, Santa Cruz, teaching classes on life in the universe and light & optics. Dr. Doyle is also president of PlanetQuest, a recently started non-profit corporation that will bring planet detection capability to the public. Dr. Doyle attended San Diego State University and after receiving his Bachelor and Master of Science degrees he worked as an engineer with the Voyager spacecrafts in the Space Image Processing Group at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Heidelberg in 1987.
During the first two hours, actor William Shatner shared stories from his remarkable career including his roles in Twilight Zone, Star Trek, and Boston Legal. He got his start doing radio plays in his native Canada, before moving on to acting for the stage in New York. Later, as he was in a failing TV series opposite Bonanza, he got a call from Gene Roddenberry to take a look at a pilot for Star Trek. The series in which he played Capt. James Kirk, ran for three years on NBC, but it was not a huge ratings success-- it was only in subsequent years during syndication that the show took off, he recounted. Leonard Nimoy, who played Mr. Spock, has remained a close friend throughout his life, helping him get through the loss of his wife Nerine, said Shatner.He recalled the classic Trouble with Tribbles episode: "I certainly remember being buried in these little furry balls," as the stage crew through the balls at him, while silently laughing. His serio-comic style as the Priceline ... More »Host: George Noory
Clinical psychologist Dr. Erik Fisher discussed his work with regression therapy, which he uses with about 30% of his clients. Getting in touch with past life memories can be useful in reintegrating "fragmented energy," and moving towards oneness, he explained. Regression has also been employed to help people overcome emotional sticking points, that can block their growth, he added. ... More »Host: George Noory