Avi Loeb

Avi Loeb

Biography:

Abraham (Avi) Loeb is the Frank B. Baird, Jr., Professor of Science at Harvard University, chair of Harvard’s Department of Astronomy, founding director of Harvard’s Black Hole Initiative, and director of the Institute for Theory and Computation (ITC) within the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. He also chairs the Advisory Committee for the Breakthrough Starshot Initiative, serves as the science theory director for all Initiatives of the Breakthrough Prize Foundation, as well as chair of the Board on Physics and Astronomy of the National Academies.

Author of four books and over 700 scientific papers, Loeb is an elected fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, the American Physical Society, and the International Academy of Astronautics. In 2012, Time selected Loeb as one of the twenty-five most influential people in space. He received a PhD in Physics from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Israel at age 24.

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Past Shows:

  • Mothman & Premonitions / Interstellar Artifacts

    Author Nick Redfern discussed Mothman and associated premonitions of nuclear war. Followed by Prof. Avi Loeb on his search for interstellar artifacts.More »
  • Surviving Death / Interstellar Visitor

    Journalist Leslie Kean, along with director Ricki Stern, discussed evidence for life continuing after death. Followed by astronomer Avi Loeb with his theory that 'Oumuamua was a piece of advanced alien technology.More »

Last Night

Natural Remedies / Aliens & Mars
Natural Remedies / Aliens & Mars
Dr. Joel Wallach discussed the human body's ability to achieve healing through natural remedies. Followed by chemist Steve Colbern on evidence of Martian life, and his experiences with alien abductions and implants.

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