Finding Aliens with FAST

Premiere DateOct 20, 2016
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Intro
00:26 Part 1 - Jim Jackson
02:51 Part 2 - Can FAST Find Aliens?
05:38 Part 3 - Prioritizing Astronomy
09:34 Outro
09:50 Cool Kids Shana Falana
15:04 Finish

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This week on the Daily Beat: Astronomer Jim Jackson, head of the School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences at the University of Newcastle in Australia, joins the show to talk all things astronomy, from black holes to alien life, as well as China’s recently completed Five-hundred meter Aperture Spherical Telescope (FAST), now the world’s largest.

Today on the Daily Beat, Thursday October 20, 2016: Jim Jackson discusses the possibility of finding aliens with FAST, developing moon and Mars capabilities, and the international astronomy landscape.

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