Seth Shostak

Seth Shostak

Biography:

Seth Shostak is Senior Astronomer at the SETI Institute, with degrees in physics and astronomy from Princeton University and Caltech. He has a long history of research in radio astronomy and in the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence, or SETI. He has written more than 500 popular articles on science and technology, and hosts the weekly science radio show Big Picture Science and has authored four books. Seth is a frequent guest and commentator on radio and television. His TV appearances include Larry King Live, Colbert Report, Nightline, and countless Discovery, History Channel, and National Geographic Channel programs.

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Past Shows:

  • Secret Door Special XXIII

    In our Secret Door special, George interviewed a surprise guest each hour. First through the Door was author Dannion Brinkley, followed by Tarot expert Art Rosengarten, SETI astronomer Seth Shostak, and anomaly researcher Billy Carson.More »
  • Astrology Predictions / Astronomy & ET Signals

    Astrologer William Stickevers shared predictions and financial insights for the year ahead and beyond. Followed by SETI astronomer Seth Shostak on a curious stellar object, and mysterious signal.More »
  • The Coming Ice Age / Astronomy & the Search for ET Life

    Researcher Robert Felix, argued that we're in the early stages of a mini-ice age. Followed by astronomer Seth Shostak on possible life in the Venusian atmosphere.More »
  • Search for ET Life / Conscious Luck

    Senior astronomer at SETI, Seth Shostak, discussed his continued work in the search for extraterrestrial intelligence. In the latter half, authors Gay Hendricks, PhD, and Carol Kline shared insights into how a person can change their luck and harness good fortune to unlock a...More »
  • Search for ET Life / Power of Meditation

    Seth Shostak discussed SETI and the search for ET life. Followed by Bill Douglas on the transformative power of meditation techniques.More »
  • Space Signals / Sunlight & Health

    Seth Shostak discussed space signals such as Fast Radio Bursts. Followed by Linda Geddes on her research into sunlight and circadian rhythyms.More »
  • Mysterious Space Signals/ Seven Spiritual Practices

    Seth Shostak discussed mysterious radio signals. Followed by Rupert Sheldrake on spiritual practices that can improve one's life.More »
  • Cattle Disappearances, Mysterious Pattern, & Magnetic Field

    Linda Moulton Howe reported on the disappearance of livestock and a mysterious pattern. First-hour guest Seth Shostak shared a SETI update.More »
  • Future Technology/ Search For ETI

    Annalee Newitz discussed the future of artificial intelligence.Seth Shostak talked about the possibility of other intelligent life in the universe.More »
  • Hollywood Ghosthunters/ Mysterious Space Signals

    In the first half, members of the Hollywood Ghost Hunters, Rick McCallum, Louis Horowitz, and Robert Pendergraft discussed the many haunted locations they've investigated and described details of their ghost adventures in places such as the Queen Mary, and the Whaley House. ...More »
  • Space News/ Parapsychology & the 'PK Man'

    In the first half, senior astronomer at SETI, Seth Shostak, talked about the latest news in space exploration, astronomical discoveries, and UFO disclosure. In the latter half, Jeffrey Mishlove, PhD discussed various types of parapsychology, and in particular the case of...More »
  • Anomalous Star & Space News/ Numerology

    In the first half, senior astronomer at SETI, Seth Shostak, talked about the anomalous star KIC 8462852 and the methods scientists are using to explore its unusual characteristics. In the latter half, numerologist Glynis McCants detailed the numerology of Obama, Putin, and...More »
  • SETI & Strange Space Signals/ Open Lines

    In the first half, senior astronomer at SETI, Seth Shostak, shared an update on the search for extraterrestrial signals, and commented on a recent report of strange radio bursts from space. Open Lines followed.More »
  • Drug & Tax Reforms

    James P. Gray has been a trial judge in Orange County, California since 1983 and was the 2012 Libertarian candidate for Vice President. He discussed many of the issues ignored by mainstream politicians including drug legalization, education reform, a flat tax system, unnecessary...More »
  • Fukushima Radiation & UFO Anomalies

    Earthfiles investigative reporter Linda Moulton Howe presented a two-part report about possible Fukushima radiation poisoning in Japanese children and sailors in the U.S. Navy, and also detailed sightings of triangular craft and fiery discs in multiple U.S. locations. ...More »
  • DNA Research

    Professor of Human Genetics at the University of Oxford since 1997, Bryan Sykes, discussed some of his fascinating DNA research findings, including his study of American genetics. First hour guest, SETI astronomer Seth Shostak spoke about SETI's latest targets which are...More »
  • SETI & Astronomy

    Astronomer Seth Shostak discussed his continued work in the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI), the nature of possible alien life forms, and various astronomy topics. First hour guest, Tim Ralston, who's featured in the new TV series, Doomsday Preppers, talked...More »
  • UFOs & the Star of Bethlehem

    Author L.A. Marzulli discussed his latest research on the evidence of UFOs that fly with impunity in our skies and offered an explanation of the Bethlehem star of 2000 years ago. First hour guest, astronomer Seth Shostak shared SETI updates.More »
  • The Hutchison Effect & Antigravity

    Physicist Dr. Bob Koontz, and independent researcher John Hutchison discussed the Hutchison Effect, and such topics as antigravity, Tesla technology, UFO propulsion, free energy, and the Philadelphia Experiment. First hour guest, astronomer Seth Shostak talked about SETI...More »
  • Earthquakes & Earth Changes

    Author and researcher Mitch Battros talked about earthquakes and earth changes. The recent series of quakes off Mexico that were felt in Phoenix and San Diego could be a precursor to a larger event, he said. During the third hour, geologist Jim Berkland and quake sensitive Cal...More »
  • Ghosts, UFOs & Anomalies

    Investigator Joshua P. Warren returned, sharing his latest research on active paranormal sites, in places such as Puerto Rico. More than ever, he is seeing a relationship between UFOs, ghosts, aliens and cryptids-- and noticing that more than one type of these activities are...More »
  • The William Shatner Interview

    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...More »
  • Templar Secrets

    Author and Anglican Priest Lionel Fanthorpe returned to talk about Knights Templar secrets and the Ark of the Covenant. The Ark may have originally belonged to the Egyptians and it could have had alchemical powers to transform energy into a mysterious "fifth element," he said....More »
  • Pondering the Universe

    James Gardner, the author of Biocosm and Seth Shostak, Senior Astronomer at the SETI Institute, joined together for a discussion about the universe on Wednesday night. The premise behind his book Gardner said is that life and intelligence are the "primary cosmic phenomena" and...More »

Last Night

Tapping Technique / Peopling of the Americas
Tapping Technique / Peopling of the Americas
Brad Yates discussed how he combines hypnosis training and energy psychology to help people find greater success and health using EFT tapping. Followed by M.K. Davis, who revealed how humans, including giants, came into the Americas, and the evidence they left behind.
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