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Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

Jill Tarter: 30 Seconds On Why We Search For Aliens

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Jill Tarter is an astronomer and the Bernard M. Oliver Chair for SETI Research at the SETI Institute in California. SETI stands for Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence and that's exactly what Jill's been doing for almost her entire professional life. Jill was the inspiration for Ellie, the main character in Carl Sagan's novel "Contact," portrayed by Jodie Foster in the novel's film adaptation

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Kathy Reichs: Only for David Duchovny

Kathy Reichs gets bamboozled into appearing on an episode of "Bones".

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Kathy Reichs: Only for David Duchovny

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Kathy Reichs: She Couldn't Even Dissect a Frog

Kathy Reichs couldn't dissect a frog in high school, but writes "disgusting" episodes.

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Kathy Reichs: She Couldn't Even Dissect a Frog

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Kathy Reichs: Digging Up "Bones"

Kathy Reichs solves mysteries at work and creates mysteries in her novels and in "Bones".

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Kathy Reichs: Digging Up "Bones"

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Video thumbnail: Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers Dame Stephanie Shirley: Kindertransport

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Dame Stephanie Shirley: Kindertransport

Dame Stephanie is one of 10,000 Jewish children sent to live safe new lives in the the U.K

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Dame Stephanie Shirley: Kindertransport

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