Plunge into the mysteries of our Universe (and beyond) with a cocktail in-hand during a cosmic edition of NightLife, part of the Brilliant!Science: Extraterrestrial Life festival.
Catch a special screening of sci-fi classic E.T. the Extra-terrestrial in African Hall. Find out what we’ve found and what we’re still learning in the search for extraterrestrial life during talks from SETI@home co-founder Dan Werthimer and SETI Institute senior astronomer Seth Shostak.
Plus, make your own alien plush toys with the help of GoGo Craft and have your alien alter-ego illustrated by a cartoonist. Ponder the possibility of aliens in your own backyard with Dan Zevin of UC Berkeley’s Space Sciences Laboratory and chat with experts from NASA Kepler.
In the planetarium, get an astronaut’s view of the only planet known to support life (so far!) with three showings of Fragile Planet. Extraterrestrial life welcome!