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A collection of TED Talks (and more) on the topic of Extraterrestrial life.
Video playlists about Extraterrestrial life
Are we alone in the universe?
9 talks •
Is Earth really the only life-sustaining planet? These speakers think there might just be something or someone else out there -- and urge us to keep looking for it.
What’s really floating out in space?
7 talks •
The answer is satellites, stars, planets, asteroids and maybe even aliens.
Talks about Extraterrestrial life
Karen J. Meech
The story of 'Oumuamua, the first visitor from another star system
SpaceX's plan to fly you across the globe in 30 minutes
The most Martian place on Earth
3 moons and a planet that could have alien life
What a planet needs to sustain life
The most mysterious star in the universe
How we'll find life on other planets
This telescope might show us the beginning of the universe
A new equation for intelligence
ET is (probably) out there — get ready
Chris Anderson (TED)
Questions no one knows the answers to
How we found hundreds of potential Earth-like planets
Join the SETI search
There might just be life on Mars
Aliens, love — where are they?
Let's look for life in the outer solar system