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Message 1780997 - Posted: 21 Apr 2016, 13:54:48 UTC

Assuming this goes here.

Tonight (21st April) at 21:00 http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0788q6m and afterwards on the BBC iPlayer, presumably for next 28 days.

The hunt for aliens is on! After a distinguished career in cosmology Professor Martin Rees, the astronomer royal, has taken up the search for extra-terrestrials. Looking for aliens is no longer science fiction - it is a question that's engaging some of the greatest minds in science.

As our knowledge of the universe has increased, we're getting closer to answers. Many scientists now think we live in galaxy with a billion Earth-like planets, many of which may be teeming with life. But what kind of life? Has anything evolved into beings we could communicate with? This film gets inside the minds of the scientists considering one of the most exciting and profound questions we can ask - are we alone in the universe?

Professor Rees thinks we may have our idea of what an alien is like all wrong. If he's right, it's not organic extra-terrestrials we should look for, it's machines.
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Message 1780999 - Posted: 21 Apr 2016, 14:07:11 UTC - in response to Message 1780997.  
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Should be interesting with BBC 4 you know it's going to be better than the crap they show about aliens on channel 5 :-)
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