Are We Still Special If We Are Not Alone?

Are We Still Special If We Are Not Alone?

What does the discovery of the possibly habitable exoplanets around Trappist-1 mean? What could we be seeing out there when we look at the night sky? And how might this change our idea of our existence in the grand scheme of things?

We spoke with Professor Sara Seager, astrophysicist and planetary scientist at MIT about how to explore the night sky and what possibilities that might bring.


This program is part of the project “Science Education for Jewish Professionals,” a series of webinars run by in partnership the American Association for the Advancement of Science Program of Dialogue on Science, Ethics and Religion, in partnership with Sinai and Synapses, hosted by Clal – The National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership, and funded by the John Templeton Foundation.

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