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Are We Alone in the Universe?

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David Kaplan explores the best ways to search for alien life on distant planets. QUANTA MAGAZINE Website: https://www.quantamagazine.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QuantaNews Twitter: https://twitter.com/QuantaMagazine You can also sign up for our weekly newsletter: http://eepurl.com/6FnWj. David Kaplan is a theoretical particle physicist at Johns Hopkins University and a producer of the award-winning documentary Particle Fever. Filming by Tom Hurwitz and Richard Fleming. Editing and motion graphics by Ryan Griffin. Other graphics and images from NASA, the European Southern Observatory and Creative Commons. Music by Podington Bear. Quanta Magazine is an editorially independent publication launched by the Simons Foundation. More about exoplanets and the search for alien life: https://www.quantamagazine.org/tag/astrobiology/.