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Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

Jill Tarter: Carl Sagan Contacted Me

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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. She was also the basis for the main character in Carl Sagan's novel "Contact" and the character played by Jodie Foster in the film adaptation.

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Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

Bisi Ezerioha: Zen and the Art of Automotive Maintenance

Bisi Ezerioha drives really, really fast to find his calm peaceful center.

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Bisi Ezerioha: Zen and the Art of Automotive Maintenance

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Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

Bisi Ezerioha: Minivan On Top (Gear)

Bisi Ezerioha gives the keys to his 1029 horsepower mini-van to the guys from "Top Gear."

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Bisi Ezerioha: Minivan On Top (Gear)

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Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

Bisi Ezerioha: The Movies Never Get It Right

Bisi reveals that even the very coolest car movies typically get the science wrong.

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Bisi Ezerioha: The Movies Never Get It Right

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Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

Bisi Ezerioha: The Fast and the Curious

Bisi Ezerioha takes things apart and puts them together so they'll go VROOM!

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Bisi Ezerioha: The Fast and the Curious

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