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Re: Fw: [NOVA] "Origins"
--- Phil Bigelow <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Next on NOVA: "Origins"
> Are We Alone?
> Paleontologist Peter Ward says that as intelligent creatures, we
> humans are probably not alone in the universe, just very lonely.
That sounds almost like a plug for Conway Morris's "Life's
Solution" book. I wonder if they tried getting him to appear ...
> A Brief History of Life
> Review the grand march of organisms from over three billion
> years ago to the present.
... which would have worked well with the Burgess stuff. And the
newer Chinese stuff (Yinxian ? give or take several consonants. And
You don't see SCM doing much "talking head" stuff, or at least I
haven't. Maybe not his style, or perhaps he doesn't feel a need to
"reach out" to get public support.
> ET Gallery
> Sci-fi films and T.V. shows reveal how limited our imagination
> is when it comes to alien life.
Oh dear, more Star Trek extras in rubber masks. <SIGH>
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