Freeman Dyson:
Let's look for life in the outer solar system

TED2003 · 19:11 · Filmed Feb 2003

Physicist Freeman Dyson suggests that we start looking for life on the moons of Jupiter and out past Neptune, in the Kuiper belt and the Oort cloud. He talks about what such life would be like — and how we might find it.

With Freeman Dyson's astonishing forecasts for the future, it's hard to tell where science ends and science fiction begins. But far from being a wild-eyed visionary, Dyson is a clear and sober thinker — and one not afraid of controversy or heresy. Full bio