...the talk will explore science fiction and true stories of human fascination with life on other planets, moons, and unidentified lying objects on Earth.From the Science Factory's site, info on other talks in the series, like this one in May:
MAY 5: WHO'S LOOKING AT YOU KID?These talks are to be given by Steve Kilston, who has an impressive background, according to the Science Factory site. Kilston's hosted a "science radio talk show," and:
Join us for an in-depth discussion of the Search for Extraterrestrial Intellligence (SETI). Where would it most likely to be found, where could its signals best be detected, and what might our responses be if we found it? We’ll answer these questions and more.
worked developing laser communications systems and anti-satellite weapons, participated in the Strategic Defense Initiative, designed the first high-resolution commercial remote sensing satellite, and most currently has been associated, through his work at Ball Aerospace and his association with the NASA Astrobiology Institute at the University of Colorado, with NASA's Terrestrial Planet Finder program. ..It'd be interesting to know what spin speculations and theories about ET, etc. are given in this context.
Source: Register Guard, Monday April 26, 2010